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disintegrate

verb [I]  /dəˈsɪn·tɪˌɡreɪt/ us  
to become weaker or be destroyed by breaking into small pieces: The spacecraft disintegrated as it entered the earth’s atmosphere.
disintegration
noun [U]  /dəˌsɪn·tɪˈɡreɪ·ʃən/ us  
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