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Meaning of decommission

de•com•mis•sion

Pronunciation: (dē"ku-mish'un), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to remove or retire (a ship, airplane, etc.) from active service.
  2. to deactivate; shut down: to decommission a nuclear power plant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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