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deactivates

verb
present tense third-person singular of deactivate

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to cause to stop functioning
  • deactivate the machine carefully, or you'll risk an electric shock

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“Deactivates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deactivates. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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