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dis·so·lu·tion

 (dĭs′ə-lo͞o′shən)
n.
1. Decomposition into fragments or parts; disintegration.
2. Indulgence in sensual pleasures; debauchery.
3. Termination or extinction by disintegration or dispersion: The dissolution of the empire was remarkably swift.
4. Extinction of life; death.
5. Annulment or termination of a formal or legal bond or relationship.
6. Formal dismissal of an assembly or legislature.
7. Reduction to a liquid form; liquefaction.

dis′so·lu′tive adj.

dissolution

(ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən)
n
1. the resolution or separation into component parts; disintegration
2. destruction by breaking up and dispersing
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the termination of a meeting or assembly, such as Parliament
4. (Law) the termination of a formal or legal relationship, such as a business enterprise, marriage, etc
5. the state of being dissolute; dissipation
6. (Law) the act or process of dissolving
ˈdissoˌlutive adj

dis•so•lu•tion

(ˌdɪs əˈlu ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of resolving or dissolving into parts or elements.
2. the resulting state.
3. the undoing or breaking of a bond, partnership, etc.
4. the breaking up of an assembly or organization; dismissal; dispersal.
5. death; decease.
6. a bringing or coming to an end; disintegration; termination.
7. the process by which a solid, gas, or liquid is dispersed homogeneously in a gas, solid, or, esp., a liquid.
[1350–1400; < Latin]
dis′so•lu`tive, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissolution - separation into component parts
fibrinolysis - a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots; "drugs causing fibrinolysis have been utilized therapeutically"
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
2.dissolution - the process of going into solution; "the dissolving of salt in water"
liquefaction - the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid
3.dissolution - dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
intemperateness, self-indulgence, intemperance - excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; "the intemperance of their language"
4.dissolution - the termination of a meetingdissolution - the termination of a meeting  
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
5.dissolution - the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)dissolution - the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
splitsville - separation or breakup or divorce; "after 15 years together they are headed for splitsville"
invalidation, annulment - (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)

dissolution

noun
2. breaking up, parting, divorce, separation, disintegration the dissolution of a marriage
3. disintegration, fall, decline, degradation, degeneration, debasement, retrogression, dégringolade (French) the dissolution of traditional family life
4. break-up, ending, conclusion, wind-up, termination, cessation, disbandment, discontinuation He called for the dissolution of the government.

dissolution

noun
1. Excessive freedom; lack of restraint:
2. The act or fact of dying:
Slang: curtain (used in plural).
Translations
فَضُّ
rozpuštěnízrušení
opløsning
feloszlatás
rof
rozpustenie
dağıtmasona erme

dissolution

[ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən] N (gen) (Pol) → disolución f

dissolution

[ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən] n
(= breaking up) [organization, institution] → dissolution f
(= formal ending) [marriage, contract] → dissolution f
the dissolution of Parliament → la dissolution du Parlement
(= weakening) [values, traditions, ties] → dissolution f

dissolution

n
(Chem, Jur, Pol) → Auflösung f
(of relationship)Auflösung f; (of faith)Abbröckeln nt

dissolution

[ˌdɪsəˈluːʃn] n (of partnership) (Pol) → scioglimento; (decay) → dissoluzione f

dissolve

(diˈzolv) verb
1. to (cause to) melt or break up, especially by putting in a liquid. He dissolved the pills in water; The pills dissolved easily in water.
2. to put an end to (a parliament, a marriage etc).
dissolution (disəˈluːʃən) noun
the dissolution of Parliament.

dis·so·lut·ion

n. disolución; descomposición; muerte.
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The dissolution of allegiance to the British crown, the severance of the colonies from the British Empire, and their actual existence as independent States, were definitively established in fact, by war and peace.
Many were the inquiries she was eager to make of Miss Tilney; but so active were her thoughts, that when these inquiries were answered, she was hardly more assured than before, of Northanger Abbey having been a richly endowed convent at the time of the Reformation, of its having fallen into the hands of an ancestor of the Tilneys on its dissolution, of a large portion of the ancient building still making a part of the present dwelling although the rest was decayed, or of its standing low in a valley, sheltered from the north and east by rising woods of oak.
In the Rostovs' staid old-fashioned house the dissolution of former conditions of life was but little noticeable.
When people speak of ideas that revolutionise society, they do but express the fact, that within the old society, the elements of a new one have been created, and that the dissolution of the old ideas keeps even pace with the dissolution of the old conditions of existence.
The sufferer was fast approaching dissolution - dragged almost to the verge of that awful chasm he trembled to contemplate, from which no agony of prayers or tears could save him.
It will therefore be of use to begin by examining the advantages of that Union, the certain evils, and the probable dangers, to which every State will be exposed from its dissolution.
That certainly would be the case, and I sincerely wish that it may be as clearly foreseen by every good citizen, that whenever the dissolution of the Union arrives, America will have reason to exclaim, in the words of the poet: "FAREWELL
It would have been highly inconvenient to him to part with Ladislaw at that time, when a dissolution might happen any day, and electors were to be convinced of the course by which the interests of the country would be best served.
Matters were in this unfortunate condition, and the club was threatened with approaching dissolution, when an unexpected circumstance occurred to prevent so deplorable a catastrophe.
She grew fond of her husband, realizing with some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion or excessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, thereby threatening its dissolution.
I deny, it is true, that what is now called "society " is society in any real sense, and my best wish for it is that it may dissolve too rapidly to make it worth the while of those who are " not in society "to facilitate its dissolution by violently pounding it into small pieces.
When Brahma, or the God of Gods, saith the Shaster, resolved to recreate the world after one of its periodical dissolutions, he gave birth to Vishnoo, to preside over the work; but the Vedas, or mystical books, whose perusal would seem to have been indispensable to Vishnoo before beginning the creation, and which therefore must have contained something in the shape of practical hints to young architects, these Vedas were lying at the bottom of the waters; so Vishnoo became incarnate in a whale, and sounding down in him to the uttermost depths, rescued the sacred volumes.