Definition of disengagement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt//
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  1. 1(formal) disengagement (of somebody) (from somebody/something) the fact of no longer being involved with somebody/something or interested in them/it young people's disengagement from politics A level of public disengagement is already evident in society.
  2. 2disengagement (of somebody/something) (from something) (specialist) the act of stopping fighting and moving away the disengagement of forces from the region