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disarrange

[dis-uh-reynj] /ˌdɪs əˈreɪndʒ/
verb (used with object), disarranged, disarranging.
1.
to disturb the arrangement of; disorder; unsettle.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; dis-1 + arrange
Related forms
disarrangement, noun
disarranger, noun
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  • Cover decorations with aspic mixture, being careful not to disarrange the designs.
  • Cover with aspic jelly mixture, adding it by spoonfuls so as not to disarrange vegetables.
  • It was an almost unheard-of thing that the general disasters of the state should disarrange his life.
  • There may be gaps in the numbering sequence, occasional disarrange ment in numbering, or unnumbered cards.
  • To disarrange the elements of a transmission in order to make it unintelligible to interception.
  • They are simple in their construction, and not easily disarrange.
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British Dictionary definitions for disarrange

disarrange

/ˌdɪsəˈreɪndʒ/
verb
1.
(transitive) to throw into disorder
Derived Forms
disarrangement, noun
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