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un·in·stall

 (ŭn′ĭn-stôl′)
tr.v. un·in·stalled, un·in·stall·ing, un·in·stalls
To remove completely from a computer: uninstalled the obsolescent program.

uninstall

(ˈʌnɪnˌstɔːl)
vb (tr)
(Computer Science) computing to remove (a program)

un•in•stall

(ˌʌn ɪnˈstɔl)
v.t.
to remove (software) from a computer system, esp. by using a special program (an un`in•stall′er or uninstall′ util`ity) that can find and remove an executable program and the accompanying files that allow it to run.
[1990–95]

uninstall


Past participle: uninstalled
Gerund: uninstalling

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am uninstalling
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we are uninstalling
you are uninstalling
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Present Perfect
I have uninstalled
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we have uninstalled
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Past Continuous
I was uninstalling
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you were uninstalling
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Past Perfect
I had uninstalled
you had uninstalled
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we had uninstalled
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Future
I will uninstall
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Future Perfect
I will have uninstalled
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Future Continuous
I will be uninstalling
you will be uninstalling
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you will be uninstalling
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uninstalling
you have been uninstalling
he/she/it has been uninstalling
we have been uninstalling
you have been uninstalling
they have been uninstalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uninstalling
you will have been uninstalling
he/she/it will have been uninstalling
we will have been uninstalling
you will have been uninstalling
they will have been uninstalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uninstalling
you had been uninstalling
he/she/it had been uninstalling
we had been uninstalling
you had been uninstalling
they had been uninstalling
Conditional
I would uninstall
you would uninstall
he/she/it would uninstall
we would uninstall
you would uninstall
they would uninstall
Past Conditional
I would have uninstalled
you would have uninstalled
he/she/it would have uninstalled
we would have uninstalled
you would have uninstalled
they would have uninstalled
Translations

uninstall

[ˌʌnɪnˈstɔːl] vt (COMPUTING) [+ program] → désinstaller

uninstall

vt (Comput) → deinstallieren
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