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English definition of “dissociate yourself from sth”

dissociate yourself from sth

phrasal verb with dissociate     /dɪˈsəʊ.ʃi.eɪt/ US  /-ˈsoʊ-/ verb [T] (also disassociate)
to make it publicly known that you are not in any way connected to, or responsible for someone or something, often to avoid blame or embarrassment: Most party members are keen to dissociate themselves from the extremists.Separating and dividing
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