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English definition of “decommission”

decommission

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən/
to officially take a factory or other industrial building out of use and make the area safe: The company's closure was announced in 2010, but 55 people still work there decommissioning the plant.
(Definition of decommission verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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