Related to disequilibrate: assimilation


tr.v. dis·e·quil·i·brat·ed, dis·e·quil·i·brat·ing, dis·e·quil·i·brates
To upset the equilibrium of (the economy, for example); unbalance.

dis′e·quil′i·bra′tion n.
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vb (tr)
to remove equilibrium from
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Although GO are well dispersed in water, it cannot disperse homogeneously in a PA66 salt solution and need to be prereduced because the superabundant carboxylic acid groups on its surface disequilibrate the carboxyl groups and amido groups.
The stable economy of classical economics Keynes saw as an illusion, since all states--expansion, stagnation, crisis, or bubble-are transitory: "During each short-period equilibrium, in Keynes's view, processes are at work which will 'disequilibrate' the system" (Minsky, 61).
If these two risks are not avoided, they may disequilibrate the economy during ERM II and, at least, lengthen its stay in a system where the economy's adjustment to shocks is not always easy, as argued later on.