deactivate


de·ac·ti·vate

vt \(ˈ)dē-ˈak-tə-ˌvāt\
de·ac·ti·vat·edde·ac·ti·vat·ing

Definition of DEACTIVATE

1
: to make inactive or ineffective
2
: to deprive of chemical activity <deactivate an enzyme>
de·ac·ti·va·tion \-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən\ noun

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