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English definition of “decommission”

decommission

verb [T]     /ˌdiː.kəˈmɪʃ.ən/
to take equipment or weapons out of use: The government has decided to decommission two battleships. It would cost $300 million to decommission the nuclear installation.Providing weapons or taking weapons away
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