Meaning of “decommission” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “decommission” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"decommission" in Business English

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decommissionverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən/ us

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.

decommissionnoun [ S or U ]

uk /ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən/ us also decommissioning

the act of officially taking a factory or other industrial building out of use:

The decommission of a nuclear reactor can only take place after the appropriate licence has been granted.
The decommissioning of North Sea oil fields will present a £10bn opportunity up to 2030, according to a new study.

(Definition of “decommission” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)