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disengage

[‚dis·ən′gāj]
(engineering)
To break the contact between two objects.
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If Sharon should decide that the disengagement initiative is impossible, it will not be because of the problems outlined above.
Other members of the Administration insisted that this was no disengagement, but rather "a question of doing what's doable.
The statement given by chief minister that he had ordered for disengagement of police is wrong.
It may be that the drivers of leader engagement and/or disengagement are not as straightforward as previously thought.
Accordingly, operations are well served by plans that enable quick partial or total disengagement for redeployment.
because disengagement, particularly in the form of distancing, makes war
Though the high-modernist cliche of disengagement coupled with the search for its origins can hardly be considered innovative, Campert's novella provides pleasant reading.
a metaphorically flush acronym for Long Island Expressway), which follows a teenage boy's radical disengagement from the orbit of middle-class comfort following the expressway-related death of his mother.
APS sources are convinced that Israelis of all political leanings are gradually coming to the conclusion that a disengagement from the Arab World is the only way to achieve peace and security.
Yet whatever the differences, the result was a disengagement from the religious use of art.
This disengagement of certain neurons from several other brain regions may contribute to thinking and memory problems typical of schizophrenia, contend Leisa A.
Thus workplace grievances have given rise to disengagement expressed through cultures of individual and collective resistance, ranging from acts of sabotage on the one hand, through to work-to-rule campaigns on the other (Fleming & Sewell, 2002).