deselect - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˌdiːsɪˈlekt/
present tense
I/you/we/theydeselect
he/she/itdeselects
present participledeselecting
past tensedeselected
past participledeselected
  1. 1
    computing to give a computer an instruction not to do something, usually one of a list of things it could do
  2. 2
    British to decide that someone who is a member of parliament should not be a candidate at the next election

derived word

deselection

 

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/ˌdiːsəˈlekʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]