inactivation

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in·ac·ti·vate

 (ĭn-ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. in·ac·ti·vat·ed, in·ac·ti·vat·ing, in·ac·ti·vates
To render inactive.

in·ac′ti·va′tion n.
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Noun1.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)
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"