disengagement


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dis·en·gage

 (dĭs′ĕn-gāj′)
v. dis·en·gaged, dis·en·gag·ing, dis·en·gag·es
v.tr.
1. To release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles. See Synonyms at extricate.
2. To release (oneself) from an engagement, pledge, or obligation.
v.intr.
To free or detach oneself; withdraw.

dis′en·gage′ment n.

disengagement

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

disengagement

In arms control, a general term for proposals that would result in the geographic separation of opposing nonindigenous forces without directly affecting indigenous military forces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disengagement - the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
2.disengagement - to break off a military action with an enemy
retreat - (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops"
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"

disengagement

noun disconnection, withdrawal, separation, detachment, disentanglement This policy of disengagement from the war had its critics.

disengagement

noun
The act or process of detaching:
Translations

disengagement

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒmənt] N
1. (Mil) → retirada f
2. (Mech) → desacoplamiento m, desconexión f

disengagement

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒmənt] n
(= withdrawal) (gen)désengagement m; (military)désengagement m
(= detachment) → indifférence f

disengagement

n
(= extrication)Lösung f
(Tech) → Ausrücken nt (form); disengagement of the clutchdas Auskuppeln
(Mil) → Abzug m

disengagement

[ˌdɪsɪnˈgeɪdʒmənt] n (of clutch) → disinnesto (Pol) → disimpegno

dis·en·gage·ment

n. desencajamiento, separación, desunión; [in obstetrics] desplazamiento de la cabeza del feto de la vulva.
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She paused over it for some time with indignant astonishment; then read it again and again; but every perusal only served to increase her abhorrence of the man, and so bitter were her feelings against him, that she dared not trust herself to speak, lest she might wound Marianne still deeper by treating their disengagement, not as a loss to her of any possible good but as an escape from the worst and most irremediable of all evils, a connection, for life, with an unprincipled man, as a deliverance the most real, a blessing the most important.
Others have endeavored to account for these discharges of "mountain artillery" on humbler principles; attributing them to the loud reports made by the disruption and fall of great masses of rock, reverberated and prolonged by the echoes; others, to the disengagement of hydrogen, produced by subterraneous beds of coal in a state of ignition.
If an imaginative boy has a sufficiently rich mother who has intelligence, personal grace, dignity of character without harshness, and a cultivated sense of the best art of her time to enable her to make her house beautiful, she sets a standard for him against which very few women can struggle, besides effecting for him a disengagement of his affections, his sense of beauty, and his idealism from his specifically sexual impulses.
22 (Petra)--UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, late Friday expressed deep concern over the serious violations of the Disengagement of Forces Agreement between Israel and Syria and urged them to de-escalate the situation .
UNDOF is the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) which was established by United Nations Security Council Resolution 350 on 31 May 1974.
From April to May, active disengagement fell by one percentage point, from 17.
Israel's disengagement strategy presents an unprecedented and incredibly delicate opportunity for peace and we must all work together to capitalize on this precious moment.
Bush on Thursday praised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for his leadership and pledged $50 million to help Palestinians ensure a successful transition during Israel's disengagement from the Gaza region.
The disengagement initiative of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon may prove to be the most significant step yet in the tortuous and so-called "peace process" (a process which in fact drew to a tragic close some four years ago).
Farming Miinister David Heath said there was a "huge level of disengagement from the countryside" as the survey also revealed that more than half of adults have not been to a farm in the past 10 years.
This was a direct response to AKEL's call for disengagement from the memorandum by leaving the euro, which is certain to lead to a disengagement from the EU as well.
They were brought to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force's (UNDOF's) base in the Golan Heights, Camp Ziuoani, for medical check-up and stress debriefing," the DFA said.