Decommission meaning

dēkə-mĭshən
To remove or revoke a commission.

After his arrest, the officer was decommissioned from the police force.

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To take (a ship, nuclear power plant, etc.) out of service.
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To take (a ship or a military base, for example) out of active service or use; render inactive.
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To end or revoke the commission of.
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To take out of service or to render unusable.

They decommissioned the ship after the accident.

The Army decommissioned the Sherman tank by filling the turret with cement.

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To remove or revoke a formal designation.

The state highway was decommissioned and reverted to local control.

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Origin of decommission