Definition of 'dismantle'
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The structure was dismantled by the coalition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Liberals have been dismantling structured society for years. The Sun (2009)Could an enemy be dismantling the power structure from the top down? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But since then a gradual dismantling of the structure has been allowed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The complexity of these scores was gradually dismantled during the next few years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We should have been dismantling the financial networks of these groups a long time ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some schools have dismantled networks and a teaching union has called for a moratorium. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And let's not pretend that the class system has been dismantled to any meaningful extent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Police claim to have dismantled 12 networks of traffickers so far this year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A growing number of advisers are now calling for the existing charge structure to be dismantled. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I might have added post offices but we are systematically dismantling that precious resource. Times, Sunday Times (2009)BRITAIN'S air pollution monitoring network could be dismantled under government plans to remove the obligation on councils to produce detailed reports on local air quality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But as mobile companies seek to cut costs by streamlining their businesses, they have embarked on a programme to dismantle the structures. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thereafter, he systematically dismantled the Leicestershire attack with selective strokeplay of the highest class. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If we had not gone, the dismantling of apartheid would have taken 25 years more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But in the long term the dismantling of this network, made explicit by the death of its founder, will ensure its decline. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A test case being heard in the Court of Appeal next week could pave the way for the system to be dismantled. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'dismantle'
British English: dismantle VERB
If you dismantle a machine or structure, you carefully separate it into its different parts.
He asked for immediate help to dismantle the warheads.
Definition of dismantle from the Collins English Dictionary
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