decommissioning


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de·com·mis·sion

 (dē′kə-mĭsh′ən)
tr.v. de·com·mis·sioned, de·com·mis·sion·ing, de·com·mis·sions
To take (a ship or a military base, for example) out of active service or use; render inactive.
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decommissioning

(ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃənɪŋ)
n
the act of decommissioning something
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Translations

decommissioning

[ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃənɪŋ] N [of nuclear power station] → desmantelamiento m; [of warship, aircraft, weapon] → desguace m, desmantelamiento m
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decommissioning

[ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃənɪŋ] n [arms] → mise f hors service, réforme f
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decommissioning

n (of arms) → Ausmusterung f
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