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disjoin

[ dis-join ]
/ dɪsˈdʒɔɪn /
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verb (used with object)
to undo or prevent the junction or union of; disunite; separate.
verb (used without object)
to become disunited; separate.
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Origin of disjoin

1475–85; Middle English disjoinen<Old French desjoindre<Latin disjungere, equivalent to dis-dis-1 + jungere to join

OTHER WORDS FROM disjoin

dis·join·a·ble, adjective
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How to use disjoin in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for disjoin

disjoin
/ (dɪsˈdʒɔɪn) /

verb
to disconnect or become disconnected; separate

Derived forms of disjoin

disjoinable, adjective
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