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uninstall

or un·in·stal

[ uhn-in-stawl ]
/ ˌʌn ɪnˈstɔl /
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verb (used with object) Digital Technology.
to remove (a software program) from a computer or computer system.
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Origin of uninstall

First recorded in 1980–85; un-2 + install

OTHER WORDS FROM uninstall

un·in·stall·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uninstall

uninstall
/ (ˈʌnɪnˌstɔːl) /

verb (tr)
computing to remove (a program)
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