disadvance

transitive verb

Definition of disadvance

obsolete
: to cause to draw back : stop, check

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History and Etymology for disadvance

alteration (influenced by ad-) of Middle English disavauncen, from Middle English desavancer, from Old French desavancier, from des- dis- entry 1 + avancier to move forward, advance

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“Disadvance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disadvance. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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