dis·​unite | \ (ˌ)dis-yü-ˈnīt How to pronounce disunite (audio) , -yə-, dish- \
disunited; disuniting; disunites

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attempted to disunite the members of the club by vicious gossip
Recent Examples on the Web Liberals, Lilla laments, have : lost themselves in the thickets of identity politics and developed a resentful, disuniting rhetoric of difference to match it. David Frum, The Atlantic, "Challenging the Dogmas of Right and Left," 18 Sep. 2017 Post-Trump, the Republican party will likely be disunited. Elliot Kaufman, National Review, "The Next Right-Wing Populist Will Win by Attacking American Higher Education," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of disunite

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Disunite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disunite. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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