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disable

verb [T] (MACHINE)    /dɪˈseɪ.bl̩/
to stop something such as (part of) a machine, system, or weapon from working: These guns will destroy or disable any incoming missile. Disable the alarm system and then enter the building.Handicap and the disabledInjuring and injuriesNot functioning
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