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de·ac·ti·vate

 (dē-ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. de·ac·ti·vat·ed, de·ac·ti·vat·ing, de·ac·ti·vates
1. To render inactive or ineffective.
2. To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of (an enzyme or other biological agent).
3. To remove from active military status.

de·ac′ti·va′tion n.
de·ac′ti·va′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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"
2.deactivation - the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
activation - making active and effective (as a bomb)
Translations
désactivation

de·ac·ti·va·tion

n. desactivación, proceso de transformar lo activo en inactivo.
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EM recently completed deactivation, decontamination, demolition, and site restoration at the Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) nuclear facilities at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory.
"We want to know how many are for deactivation, as well as those who died, based on the records of the Local Civil Registrars," he told Radyo Comelec.
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TRA warned that the failure to register within the specified period will result in suspension of the service on a temporary basis and further delay on the part of the customer will lead to final deactivation. This initiative is part of the Authority's on-ongoing efforts to protect and safeguard subscribers from fraud and identity theft.
TRA further clarifies that failing to register within the specified period will result in suspension of the service on a temporary basis, failing to register again during the suspension period will result in final deactivation. This initiative is part of the Authority's on-ongoing efforts to protect and safeguard subscribers from fraud and identity theft.
Failing to do so will result in temporary service suspension and failing to register during the suspension period will result in final deactivation by December 2.
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