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verb disengage pronunciation in American English /ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/
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present tense
present participledisengaging
past tensedisengaged
past participledisengaged
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    [intransitive/transitive] if part of a machine disengages, or if you disengage it, it is no longer connected to the main part of the machine
    An electronic mechanism in the gear lever will automatically disengage the clutch.

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