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Related to inactivation: Insertional inactivation
tr.v. in·ac·ti·vat·ed, in·ac·ti·vat·ing, in·ac·ti·vates
To render inactive.
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|Noun||1.||inactivation - the process of rendering inactive; "the gene inactivation system"; "thermal inactivation of serum samples"|
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"
activation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
|2.||inactivation - 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)