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disaggregate

[dis-ag-ri-geyt] /dɪsˈæg rɪˌgeɪt/
verb (used with object), disaggregated, disaggregating.
1.
to separate (an aggregate or mass) into its component parts.
verb (used without object), disaggregated, disaggregating.
2.
to become separated from an aggregate or mass.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; dis- + aggregate
Related forms
disaggregation, noun
disaggregative, adjective
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Examples from the web for disaggregation
  • Personalization in turn promoted disaggregation: deconstructing and rearranging conventional information units.
  • The disaggregation of education is visible all over the place.
  • What it is needed is real integration but disaggregation.
British Dictionary definitions for disaggregation

disaggregate

/dɪsˈæɡrɪˌɡeɪt/
verb
1.
to separate from a group or mass
2.
to divide into parts
Derived Forms
disaggregation, noun
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disaggregation in Medicine

disaggregation dis·ag·gre·ga·tion (dĭs-āg'rĭ-gā'shən)
n.

  1. A breaking up into component parts.

  2. An inability to coordinate various sensations and a failure to observe their mutual relations.


dis·ag'gre·gate' v.
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