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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·band /dɪsˈbænd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·band v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disbanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Disbanding.]
 1. To loose the bands of; to set free; to disunite; to scatter; to disperse; to break up the organization of; especially, to dismiss from military service; as, to disband an army.
    They disbanded themselves and returned, every man to his own dwelling.   --Knolles.
 2. To divorce. [Obs.]
    And therefore . . . she ought to be disbanded.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·band, v. i. To become separated, broken up, dissolved, or scattered; especially, to quit military service by breaking up organization.
    When both rocks and all things shall disband.   --Herbert.
    Human society would in a short space disband.   --Tillotson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause to break up or function; "the principal disbanded the
           political student organization"
      2: stop functioning or cohering as a unit; "The political wing
         of the party dissolved after much internal fighting" [syn: