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deaccession

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verb de·ac·ces·sion \ˌdē-ik-ˈse-shən, -ak-\

Definition of deaccession

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to sell or otherwise dispose of (an item in a collection) <the museum deaccessioned several paintings>

deaccession

noun


1972

First Known Use of deaccession

1972


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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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