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de·com·mis·sion

 (dē′kə-mĭsh′ən)
tr.v. de·com·mis·sioned, de·com·mis·sion·ing, de·com·mis·sions
To take (a ship or a military base, for example) out of active service or use; render inactive.

decommission

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

de•com•mis•sion

(ˌdi kəˈmɪʃ ən)

v.t.
1. to remove (a ship, airplane, etc.) from active service.
2. to deactivate; shut down.
[1925–30]

decommission


Past participle: decommissioned
Gerund: decommissioning

Imperative
decommission
decommission
Present
I decommission
you decommission
he/she/it decommissions
we decommission
you decommission
they decommission
Preterite
I decommissioned
you decommissioned
he/she/it decommissioned
we decommissioned
you decommissioned
they decommissioned
Present Continuous
I am decommissioning
you are decommissioning
he/she/it is decommissioning
we are decommissioning
you are decommissioning
they are decommissioning
Present Perfect
I have decommissioned
you have decommissioned
he/she/it has decommissioned
we have decommissioned
you have decommissioned
they have decommissioned
Past Continuous
I was decommissioning
you were decommissioning
he/she/it was decommissioning
we were decommissioning
you were decommissioning
they were decommissioning
Past Perfect
I had decommissioned
you had decommissioned
he/she/it had decommissioned
we had decommissioned
you had decommissioned
they had decommissioned
Future
I will decommission
you will decommission
he/she/it will decommission
we will decommission
you will decommission
they will decommission
Future Perfect
I will have decommissioned
you will have decommissioned
he/she/it will have decommissioned
we will have decommissioned
you will have decommissioned
they will have decommissioned
Future Continuous
I will be decommissioning
you will be decommissioning
he/she/it will be decommissioning
we will be decommissioning
you will be decommissioning
they will be decommissioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decommissioning
you have been decommissioning
he/she/it has been decommissioning
we have been decommissioning
you have been decommissioning
they have been decommissioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decommissioning
you will have been decommissioning
he/she/it will have been decommissioning
we will have been decommissioning
you will have been decommissioning
they will have been decommissioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decommissioning
you had been decommissioning
he/she/it had been decommissioning
we had been decommissioning
you had been decommissioning
they had been decommissioning
Conditional
I would decommission
you would decommission
he/she/it would decommission
we would decommission
you would decommission
they would decommission
Past Conditional
I would have decommissioned
you would have decommissioned
he/she/it would have decommissioned
we would have decommissioned
you would have decommissioned
they would have decommissioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decommission - withdraw from active service; "The warship was decommissioned in 1998"
call back, withdraw, call in, recall - cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"
Translations

decommission

[ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən] VT [+ nuclear power station] → desmantelar; [+ warship, aircraft, weapon] → desguazar, desmantelar

decommission

[ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃən] vt [+ nuclear reactor, weapon, ship] → mettre hors service
to be decommissioned [nuclear reactor, weapon, ship] → être mis(e) hors service

decommission

vt power plantstilllegen; armsausmustern; warshipaußer Dienst nehmen
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