verb (used with object), dis·man·tled, dis·man·tling.
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Origin of dismantle
OTHER WORDS FROM dismantledis·man·tle·ment, noundis·man·tler, nounun·dis·man·tled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dismantle
Prepared not just to dismantle inequitable systems but to rebuild them.Fortune launches a new community for leaders who want to change business for good|Ellen McGirt|September 15, 2020|Fortune
This language also suggests that dismantling racism doesn’t require confronting those privileged by racism.What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism.|Amy Nordrum|September 5, 2020|MIT Technology Review
A new, sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing is taking hold, and what remain of Hong Kong’s formerly robust liberties are being systematically dismantled.“We are all Hong Kongers”: How the Hong Kong protest movement became the world’s fight|Mary Hui|August 16, 2020|Quartz
In a scathing decision, the judge dismantled every argument Uber raised in its defense, including that the court should delay making a decision until voters weigh in on the ballot measure.
It’s just that City pretty comprehensively dismantled Madrid on the road in the first leg, and it did it with a not-super-high-possession approach.The Champions League Is Back, And All We Want To Talk About Is Atalanta|Tony Chow (email@example.com)|August 6, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
But it will take more than superficial solidarity to dismantle those structures and the ideologies that birthed them.
Today, though, professional and amateur historians can build counter-narratives that are hard to dismantle.
This missive could just be read as your standard step-around; an attempt to dismantle a potential PR bomb before it detonates.
I used to dismantle a calculator to understand how it works.Vilified Bitcoin Tycoon After Losing $500 Million: My Life Is at Risk|Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Step by step, we must drive back, dismantle and ultimately destroy ISIL and what it stands for," he said.Will The Latest ISIS Beheading Move Britain To Tougher Action?|Jamie Dettmer|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No nails or metal screws are employed, nothing but the hand is required to dismantle or reconstruct the case.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Next day I found quite a squad of light-duty men, and sent 'em to dismantle and bring down Chaucer's hut.
I could dismantle it, and trust to luck that Wolf illogic didn't include a tamper mechanism.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Babisa dismantle their huts and carry off the thatch to their gardens, where they live till harvest is over.
He promised also to dismantle the distant forts, and immediately to call in the foreign troops for the defence of the capital.The Cavaliers of Virginia|William A. Caruthers