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disbands

verb
present tense third-person singular of disband

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1 to cease to exist or cause to cease to exist as a group or organization
  • the university disbanded the committee after the report had been submitted
  • the rock group disbanded upon finishing their farewell tour

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2 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart
  • police disbanded the rioters with tear gas

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“Disbands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disbands. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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