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disequilibrate

[dis-i-kwil-uh-breyt, dis-ee-kwuh-lahy-breyt] /ˌdɪs ɪˈkwɪl əˌbreɪt, dɪsˌi kwəˈlaɪ breɪt/
verb (used with object), disequilibrated, disequilibrating.
1.
to put out of equilibrium; unbalance:
A period of high inflation could disequilibrate the monetary system.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; dis- + equilibrate
Related forms
disequilibration, noun
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