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verb disconnect pronunciation in American English /ˌdɪskəˈnekt/
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present tense
present participledisconnecting
past tensedisconnected
past participledisconnected

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    [transitive] to stop a machine or piece of equipment from being connected to a supply of electricity, water, or gas
    Disconnect all electrical appliances before attempting to clean them.
  2. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to stop the telephone connection between two people or computers
    Many people complained they were disconnected before even reaching the operator.
    disconnect from: Click “Work Offline” to disconnect from the Internet.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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