dissolution


dis·so·lu·tion

noun \ˌdi-sə-ˈlü-shən\

: the act of officially ending a marriage, organization, agreement, etc.

: the process of making something slowly end or disappear

Full Definition of DISSOLUTION

1
:  the act or process of dissolving: as
a :  separation into component parts
b (1) :  decay, disintegration
(2) :  death
c :  termination or destruction by breaking down, disrupting, or dispersing <the dissolution of the republic>
d :  the dissolving of an assembly or organization
e :  liquefaction
2
:  a dissolute act or practice

Examples of DISSOLUTION

  1. the dissolution of the marriage
  2. the dissolution of old beliefs
  3. The treatment is used for the dissolution of kidney stones.

First Known Use of DISSOLUTION

14th century

dis·so·lu·tion

noun \ˌdis-ə-ˈlü-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DISSOLUTION

: the act or process of dissolving: as a : separation into component parts b : death 1 <grew convinced of his friend's approaching dissolution—Elinor Wylie> c : liquefaction d : solution 1a

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