decouple

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verb de·cou·ple \(ˌ)dē-ˈkə-pəl\

Definition of decouple

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to eliminate the interrelationship of :  separate

Examples of decouple in a sentence

  1. to have a fruitful discussion, we need to decouple fact from opinion

1938

First Known Use of decouple

1938



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