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1‘the dissolution of parliament’
cessation, conclusion, end, ending, finish, termination, break-up, split-up, winding down, winding up, discontinuation, suspension
disbandment, disbanding, disestablishment, disunion, separation, dispersal, scattering
2‘the dissolution of a polymer in a solvent’
dissolving, liquefaction, melting, deliquescence
technical breaking up, separation, resolution, decomposition, disintegration
3‘the slow dissolution of the Ottoman empire’
disintegration, breaking up, fragmenting
decay, collapse, death, demise, extinction
destruction, ruin, overthrow
4‘the corruption and dissolution of this moribund society’
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