disband

Meaning(s)

1. to break up or dissolve (an organization)

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disband a(n) organisation/club/team

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The verb 'to disband' is used exclusively to talk about groups of people or organisations which break up or discontinue their work. This is a formal expression usually used in official statements.

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  1. The judge ruled that the organization was illegal and that it should be disbanded.
  2. The club was forced to disband when its players left for a rival team.

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break up

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