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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˌdis-ə-ˈfi-lē-ˌāt\
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˌdis-ə-ˈfi-lē-ˌāt\

Definition of disaffiliation word

  • noun disaffiliation The termination of an affiliation; the act of ceasing to be associated with something. 1

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Parts of speech for Disaffiliation


disaffiliation popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for disaffiliation

noun disaffiliation

  • withdrawal — Also, withdrawment. the act or condition of withdrawing.
  • breakaway — A breakaway group is a group of people who have separated from a larger group, for example because of a disagreement.
  • breakup — The breakup of a marriage, relationship, or association is the act of it finishing or coming to an end because the people involved decide that it is not working successfully.
  • separation — an act or instance of separating or the state of being separated.
  • defection — the act or an instance of defecting

Antonyms for disaffiliation

noun disaffiliation

  • agreement — An agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
  • closing — The closing part of an activity or period of time is the final part of it.
  • closure — The closure of a place such as a business or factory is the permanent ending of the work or activity there.
  • juncture — a point of time, especially one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances: At this juncture, we must decide whether to stay or to walk out.
  • peace — the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world.

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