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de·ac·ti·vate

deactivate

 
pronunciation:
di aek t veIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deactivates, deactivating, deactivated
definition 1: to make inactive or inoperative.
similar words:
disable
definition 2: to put on inactive military status.
antonyms:
activate
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derivations: deactivation (n.), deactivator (n.)