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English definition of “dissolve”

dissolve

verb (END)    /dɪˈzɒlv/ US  /-ˈzɑːlv/
C1 [T often passive] to end an official organization or a legal arrangement : Parliament has been dissolved. Their marriage was dissolved in 1968.Causing something to endComing to an end [I] to disappear : The tension in the office just dissolves when she walks out.Appearing and disappearing
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