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dissociate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdissociatedis‧so‧ci‧ate /dɪˈsəʊʃieɪt, -sieɪt $ -ˈsoʊ-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DISAGREEto do or say something to show that you do not agree with the views or actions of someone with whom you had a connectiondissociate yourself from something 🔊 I wish to dissociate myself from Mr Irvine’s remarks.2 SEPARATE technical to regard two things or people as separate and not connected to each other opp associatedissociation /dɪˌsəʊʃiˈeɪʃən -siˈeɪ- $ -ˌsoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dissociateWe also know how rapidly the two became dissociated.Once dissociated from coercive power, it will witness a renewal of spirituality.At no time could his work for the press be dissociated from his political convictions.Some have dissociated themselves because the churches have turned them off through their disobedience and indifference.The first two of these have, for different reasons, dissociated themselves from the causal-corrective concerns of traditional criminology.Those who set the monstrosity of globalisation in train seek in vain to dissociate themselves from the effects of their actions.The Socialists wanted to dissociate themselves with the republican government, which was losing its strength and unity.dissociate yourself from somethingHe recalled how Burun had dissociated himself from acting as Artai's sponsor.She dissociated herself from her own events, from the ruin of events, and went on without a fare-thee-well.Walter Carew had placed the painting of himself further down, dissociating himself from his weaker, lecherous, spendthrift brother.Reorganization of state bodies After the coup, the former pillars of the state rushed to dissociate themselves from it.The first two of these have, for different reasons, dissociated themselves from the causal-corrective concerns of traditional criminology.Those who set the monstrosity of globalisation in train seek in vain to dissociate themselves from the effects of their actions.The president was supposed to be dissociating himself from the Shah not encouraging him.In a phone conversation with Jackson after the article appeared, Gingrich dissociated himself from Watts' remark, according to Jackson.
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Verb table
dissociate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydissociate
he, she, itdissociates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydissociated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dissociated
he, she, ithas dissociated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dissociated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dissociate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dissociated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dissociating
he, she, itis dissociating
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you, we, theyare dissociating
Past
I, he, she, itwas dissociating
you, we, theywere dissociating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dissociating
he, she, ithas been dissociating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dissociating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dissociating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dissociating
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