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deactivate

(dē-ăk′tə-vāt′)
tr.v. deacti·vated, deacti·vating, deacti·vates
1. To render inactive or ineffective.
2. To inhibit, block, or disrupt the action of (an enzyme or other biological agent).
3. To remove from active military status.

de·ac′ti·va′tion n.
de·ac′ti·va′tor n.
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Following the said deactivation spree, a survey conducted by commuter network The Passenger Forum (TPF) showed that 78 percent of passengers 'suffered more frequent and expensive fares due to surge pricing.'
'Aside from more frequent and higher fares, our survey also found out that 72 percent of TNVS passengers experienced difficulty in booking after the June 10 deactivation of TNVS units,' Primo Morillo, TPF convenor, said in a statement over the weekend.
Morillo said the results of the survey only proves that commuters would be at the receiving end of the burden brought about by the deactivation of drivers.
"At the end of the year, the calculations should show more deactivations than new refugees"
"At the end of the year, the calculations should show more deactivations than new refugees," says Gebara, the Ministry of Interior representative.
At the point of sale, with the speed of RF deactivation, retailers can also capture information to address sweethearting and sliding.
Another benefit of RF deactivation and source tagging is the ability to address sweethearting and sliding at checkout.