Definition of decouple verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

decouple

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//diːˈkʌpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈkʌpl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they decouple
BrE BrE//diːˈkʌpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈkʌpl//
 
he / she / it decouples
BrE BrE//diːˈkʌplz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈkʌplz//
 
past simple decoupled
BrE BrE//diːˈkʌpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈkʌpld//
 
past participle decoupled
BrE BrE//diːˈkʌpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈkʌpld//
 
-ing form decoupling
BrE BrE//diːˈkʌplɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈkʌplɪŋ//
 
 
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decouple something (from something) (formal) to end the connection or relationship between two things Gasoline prices have been decoupled from crude oil prices.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: decouple