disinvent

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dis·in·vent

 (dĭs′ĭn-vĕnt′)
tr.v. dis·in·vent·ed, dis·in·vent·ing, dis·in·vents
To rescind the invention or existence of: "The atomic bomb ... cannot be disinvented" (Patrick J. Buchanan).

dis′in·ven′tion n.

disinvent

(ˌdɪsɪnˈvɛnt)
vb
to undo the invention or existence of
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