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uninstall

verb [T] uk   /ˌʌn.ɪnˈstɔːl/ us    /-ˈstɑːl/
to remove a computer program from a computer: The program ran so slowly, I had to uninstall it. To uninstall this demo, double-click the Add/Remove icon.

uninstall

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌʌn.ɪnˈstɔːl/ us    /-ˈstɑːl/
An unistall computer program removes other programs from a computer: There is still a lot of software that comes without an uninstall program.
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