disincorporate

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dis·in·cor·po·rate

 (dĭs′ĭn-kôr′pə-rāt′)
tr. & intr.v. dis·in·cor·po·rat·ed, dis·in·cor·po·rat·ing, dis·in·cor·po·rates
To remove or become removed from the status of a corporation: After the city was disincorporated, it was reabsorbed into the township. The county legislators allowed the small city to disincorporate.

dis′in·cor′po·ra′tion n.

disincorporate

(ˌdɪsɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
obsolete to remove from a corporation or society
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Due to a negative experience with Dade County services (Wisckol, 1997), Stearns fervently promoted a vision of metropolitan reform that included fully incorporated municipalities and a disincorporated Miami.
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see also Appendix A (listing other disincorporated cities in Texas).
The experience of sixty years of Supreme Court decisions, applying an incorporated Establishment Clause to the states, has produced constitutional norms that would be very difficult to erase from our culture even if the Establishment Clause were disincorporated tomorrow.
He disincorporated the name several months later, after being contacted by university lawyers from the downtown firm of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh.
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In 1862, Congress passed the Moral Act, which prohibited an individual from having more than one spouse, disincorporated the Mormon Church, and restricted its ownership of property.
These businesses, earning profits of less than pounds 50,000, were affected and have either disincorporated or have faced further steep tax rises.
Holmes believes the city should be disincorporated.
Where a previously incorporated procedure is challenged and it cannot be proven essential to a fundamental right it should be disincorporated, by which I mean that the incorporation decision should be reversed and the procedure should no longer be required by the Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause.
By 1938 all four towns had disincorporated and the valley had been cleared out.