Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle disassociating
, past tense , past participle disassociated
If you disassociate yourself from
something or someone, you say
or show that you are not connected with them, usually in order to avoid trouble
I wish to disassociate myself from this very sad decision.
He proposed that the Council should disassociate itself from such behaviour.
If you disassociate one group or thing from another, you separate them.
...an attempt by the president to disassociate the military from politics.
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