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v. dis·band·ed, dis·band·ing, dis·bands
To dissolve the organization of (a corporation, for example).
1. To cease to function as an organization; break up.
2. To separate and move in different directions; disperse.

[Obsolete French desbander, to separate someone from a troop : des-, dis- + Old French band, troop; see band2.]

dis·band′ment n.
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Noun1.disbandment - the act of disbanding; "the orchestra faced the prospect of disbandment"
group action - action taken by a group of people
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The disbandment of the Imperial troops and the reorganization of the Royal army caused a change in the destination of many officers, who returned, some on half-pay, others with or without a pension, to their native towns,-- all having a desire to counteract their luckless fate, and to end their life in a way which might to Rose Cormon be a happy beginning of hers.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i proposed the disbandment following complaints of massive graft.
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Inmates at the Manila City jail made a commotion or noise barrage at the prison compound yesterday, to protest the segregation of inmates with drug related cases, disbandment of gangs and dismantling of kubols or makeshift houses inside.
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They further said that lawyers of Pakistan would strive for the disbandment of military courts in the country.