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verb [transitive] dissociate pronunciation in British English /dɪˈsəʊsieɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydissociate
he/she/itdissociates
present participledissociating
past tensedissociated
past participledissociated
present tense
I/you/we/theydisassociate
he/she/itdisassociates
present participledisassociating
past tensedisassociated
past participledisassociated

or disassociate dissociate pronunciation in British English /ˌdɪsəˈsəʊsiˌeɪt/

  1. 1
    formal to consider two people or things to be separate, different, or not connected to each other

    I was making films while I was still a pop singer and it was difficult to dissociate the two.

  2. 2
    to show clearly that someone is not connected with someone or something
    dissociate yourself/someone from someone/something:

    MPs have been urging the government to dissociate itself entirely from the war.

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