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DEACTIVATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does deactivation mean? 

DEACTIVATION (noun)
  The noun DEACTIVATION has 2 senses:

1. breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
2. the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

  Familiarity information: DEACTIVATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEACTIVATION (noun)


Sense 1deactivation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

deactivation; inactivation

Hypernyms ("deactivation" is a kind of...):

discharge; dismissal; dismission; firing; liberation; release; sack; sacking (the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart))

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)


Sense 2deactivation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

defusing; deactivation

Hypernyms ("deactivation" is a kind of...):

conclusion; ending; termination (the act of ending something)

Antonym:

activation (making active and effective (as a bomb))


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