the act or process of disengaging or the state of being disengaged.
freedom from obligation or occupation; leisure.
Obstetrics. (during childbirth) the emergence of the head or the presenting part of the fetus from the vulva.

1640–50; disengage + -ment

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disengagement (ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt)
1.  the act or process of disengaging or the state of being disengaged
2.  leisure; ease

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1640s, from disengage.
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disengagement dis·en·gage·ment (dĭs'ěn-gāj'mənt)
The emergence of the presenting part of the fetus from the vaginal canal during childbirth.

dis'en·gage' v.
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Peace is not an abstract of human rights, disengagement and anti-poverty work,
  carried out by figureheads or saints.
The argument for disengagement from these areas as much as possible is simple.
However, to blame misguided foreign interference for continued conflict and
  thus argue for disengagement misses the point.
Yet the extreme alternative--disengagement--is not an option.
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