dissolution

[ dis-uh-loo-shuh n ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈlu ʃən /

noun

Origin of dissolution

1350–1400; Middle English dissolucioun (< Anglo-French) < Latin dissolūtiōn- (stem of dissolūtiō). See dis-1, solution

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British Dictionary definitions for dissolution

dissolution

/ (ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən) /

noun

the resolution or separation into component parts; disintegration
destruction by breaking up and dispersing
the termination of a meeting or assembly, such as Parliament
the termination of a formal or legal relationship, such as a business enterprise, marriage, etc
the state of being dissolute; dissipation
the act or process of dissolving

Derived Forms

dissolutive, adjective
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Science definitions for dissolution

dissolution

[ dĭs′ə-lōōshən ]

The dissolving of a material in a liquid.
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