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English definition of “disintegrate”

disintegrate

verb [I]    /dəˈsɪn·tɪˌɡreɪt/
to become weaker or be destroyed by breaking into small pieces: The spacecraft disintegrated as it entered the earth’s atmosphere. disintegration    /dəˌsɪn·tɪˈɡreɪ·ʃən/ noun [U]
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