de·ac·ti·vate / dēˈaktəvāt/ • v. 1. [tr.] make (something, typically technical equipment or a virus) inactive by disconnecting or destroying it. 2. [tr.] Mil. remove from active duty. DERIVATIVES: de·ac·ti·va·tion / dēˌaktəˈvāshən/ n. de·ac·ti·va·tor / -vātər/ n.
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