dissolve

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  • The government would then dissolve itself and a general election would be held on party lines.
  • Some groups listed may have been dissolved and are no longer operating.
  • But in consequence of later political changes and events the order has been dissolved.
  • I already had it in the back of my mind to dissolve the company.
  • After that, Johnson dissolved it and went about his business alone again.
  • Parliament may be dissolved by majority vote of its members before the completion of its term.
  • It once contained a village of the same name, which was dissolved through a vote.
  • Three out of the five parties that dominated the political scene in past years have dissolved.
  • Larger ones can take days or even weeks to fully dissolve.
  • Both the son and the doctor indicate they want the marriage dissolved.
  • She in effect dissolves her son's marriage by sending her wife back into her family.
  • In traditional Chinese society, there are three major ways to dissolve a marriage.
  • However, it does not dissolve the Board itself, which will become a holding company.
  • The legislature had a five-year term, but was dissolved by the king before its term could end.
  • These states are now dissolved into a number of states, none of which retain the old name.
  • This bill was never put into effect, as Parliament was dissolved.
  • The band dissolves into red electricity and goes straight back into the box in her hands.
  • But her anger slowly dissolves as she began to fall in love with him.
  • The president has the power to dissolve Parliament and call new elections.
  • Every revolution dissolves the old society; in so far it is social. Cited from Selected Essays, by Karl Marx
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Meaning of dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb Become weaker
    The sound faded out
  • verb Cause to go into a solution
    The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water
  • verb Come to an end
    Their marriage dissolved, The tobacco monopoly broke up
  • verb Cause to lose control emotionally
    The news dissolved her into tears
  • verb Lose control emotionally
    She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme
  • verb Cause to fade away
    dissolve a shot or a picture
  • verb Pass into a solution
    The sugar quickly dissolved in the coffee
  • verb Become or cause to become soft or liquid
    The sun melted the ice, the ice thawed, the ice cream melted, The heat melted the wax, The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase, dethaw the meat
  • verb Bring the association of to an end or cause to break up
    The decree officially dissolved the marriage, the judge dissolved the tobacco company
  • verb Declare void
    The President dissolved the parliament and called for new elections