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dissolution

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
dissolutiondis‧so‧lu‧tion /ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 SCLthe act of formally ending a parliament, business, or marriagedissolve 🔊 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 monasteries3 FINISH/COME TO AN ENDthe process by which something gradually becomes weaker and disappears 🔊 the eventual dissolution of class barriers
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dissolutionHe answered that he had gone too far now and that the Country expected a dissolution.You had to be able to bear the tangles of the soul, the sight of cruel dissolution.This generally occurs in marriages so toxic that both partners already know that its dissolution would be the best thing for them.They recognize that no laws can prevail against the dissolution of the social connections and personal motivations that sustain a civilized polity.A third woman had filed for divorce but never completed the dissolution.The mass production and marketing of family food expresses the dissolution of domesticity as a way of life.With the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc powers, more nations have stepped up.the dissolution of America's farmlandIn 1940 the old Burwell drainage commission finally accepted voluntary dissolution when its ancient pump engine collapsed beyond repair.
From Longman Business Dictionarydissolutiondis‧so‧lu‧tion /ˌdɪsəˈluːʃən/ noun [uncountable] when a company or PARTNERSHIP comes to an end officiallyFailure to agree terms could result in the outgoing partner seeking a formal dissolution of the firm on peremptory notice.
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