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dissociate

(dĭ-sō′sē-āt′, -shē-)
v. dissoci·ated, dissoci·ating, dissoci·ates
v.intr.
Chemistry & Psychiatry To undergo dissociation.
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"After the failure of all desperate attempts to destabilize the Homeland and dissociating the national coherence..
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Having revealed his distaste for the idea of dissociating the cells of an embryo for research purposes, why did the President not authorize research on other technologies that might yield the same or better clinical outcomes without this initial step?