decommission

[dee-kuh-mish-uhn]
verb (used with object)
1.
to remove or retire (a ship, airplane, etc.) from active service.
2.
to deactivate; shut down: to decommission a nuclear power plant.

Origin:
1925–30; de- + commission

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decommission (ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən)
 
vb
(tr) to dismantle or remove from service (a nuclear reactor, weapon, ship, etc which is no longer required)

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decommission
1922, originally with reference to warships, from de- + commission (v.).
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Example sentences
The cheapest way to decommission a nuclear power plant is to have its core
  meltdown.
So why not decommission all our fossil fuel producing power plants and convert
  them to clean energy producing power plants.
Even now they show no sign of making moves to decommission their arms stocks.
It can cost more to decommission a site than to build it in the first place.
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