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tr.v. de·ac·ti·vat·ed, de·ac·ti·vat·ing, de·ac·ti·vates
1. To render inactive or ineffective.
2. To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of (an enzyme or other biological agent).
3. To remove from active military status.

de·ac′ti·va′tion n.
de·ac′ti·va′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.deactivation - the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
activation - making active and effective (as a bomb)


n. desactivación, proceso de transformar lo activo en inactivo.
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