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

 dis·so·ci·ate /(ˌ)dɪˈsoʃiˌet, si-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·so·ci·ate /(ˈ)dɪsˈos(h)ɪˌet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·so·ci·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissociated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissociating.]  To separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete substance.
    Before Wyclif's death in 1384, John of Gaunt had openly dissociated himself from the reformer.   --A. W. Ward.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated
           herself from the organization when she found out the
           identity of the president" [syn: disassociate, divorce,
            disunite, disjoint]
      2: regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two
         events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
         [syn: decouple] [ant: associate]
      3: to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule
         into simpler molecules or atoms; "acids dissociate to give
         hydrogen ions"