Dissolution meaning

dĭsə-lo͝oshən
Dissolution is defined as ending or breaking apart.

An example of dissolution is death.

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Termination or extinction by disintegration or dispersion.

The dissolution of the empire was remarkably swift.

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Extinction of life; death.
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Annulment or termination of a formal or legal bond or relationship.
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Reduction to a liquid form; liquefaction.
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Decomposition into fragments or parts; disintegration.
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Indulgence in sensual pleasures; debauchery.
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Formal dismissal of an assembly or legislature.
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A dissolving or being dissolved.
  • A breaking up or into parts; disintegration.
  • The termination, as of a business, association, or union.
  • The ending of life; death.
  • The dismissal of an assembly or adjournment of a meeting.
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The dissolving of a material in a liquid.
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The termination, cessation, or winding up of a legal entity such as a corporation or partnership; the consensual or judicially ordered undoing of a contract by placing the parties back into the positions they held before entering into it; the termination of a marriage.
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Dissolving, or going into solution.
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The process of legally dissolving a corporation. Dissolution is achieved when a company’s lenders are paid off, property and assets are sold, and any remaining cash is distributed to the company’s shareholders.
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Origin of dissolution

  • From Old French dissolution, from Latin dissolutio (“a dissolving, destroying, breaking up, dissolution”)

    From Wiktionary