decommit

Related to decommit: decommission, recommit

decommit

(ˌdiːkəˈmɪt)
vb (intr) , -mits, -mitting or -mitted
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to withdraw from a commitment or agreed course of action
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The decryption of the output tape content is done as the encryption, only in reverse order, and by virtue of lookup tables to "decommit" the decrypted association rules, if there has been a commitment stage during the data preparation.
Fifth, and finally, I want to reply to Marie-Laure Ryan's potential objection that we do not need an IA to adopt a full-fledged fictionalizing stance as defended here, and that we only need "an author" who uses frames (or genres) in order to detach, distance, or ethically decommit herself from what she writes.
Sometimes, when resources were available, we received everything requested; however, when the fiscal year 2005 O&M shortfalls loomed, we did not--and we had to decommit to stay solvent.
An alternative way to tackle this latter problem is to allow agents to decommit, but to apply penalties when they do so.
A self-interested agent will be ruluctant to decommit because some other contract party might decommit, in which case the former agent gets freed from the contract, does not incur a penalty, and collects a penalty from the other party.
Unless spending gathers momentum, the European Commission will 'decommit' cash it has allocated to Wales, meaning we will lose it.
It was just that Alta Vista (now being referred to in some newsgroups as Alta Mirage) made the biggest noise when they announced their plans and chose to decommit on a light news day, meaning that they became the lead story in a number of papers and on television news programmes.
To circumvent these problems, I devised a leveled commitment contracting protocol that allows agents to accommodate future events by offering the option of unilateral decommit. The commitment level is chosen by assigning a decommitment penalty to each contract party; to be freed from the contract, the agent pays the penalty to the other parties.
Maybe now that Drew is no longer coach at Vandy, Pippen will decommit and flip to Nebraska.
To deal with this lag in payments and increase in outstanding commitments, the EU executive has to decommit certain projects.
After a visit to Notre Dame, when the Irish played against Stanford, Redfield said he also wanted to visit Oregon but wasn't sure if he was ready to decommit from USC.
Should Redfield decommit, USC has already offered McQuay, who has said he will also officially visit the Trojans.