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dissolution

noun
     
Related topics: Law
dis‧so‧lu‧tion [uncountable]
1SCL the act of formally ending a parliament, business, or marriage [↪ dissolve]:
The president announced the dissolution of the National Assembly.
2 the act of breaking up an organization, institution etc so that it no longer exists:
the dissolution of the monasteries
3 the process by which something gradually becomes weaker and disappears:
the eventual dissolution of class barriers

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