the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)

Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons

Syn: ↑dismantling, ↑disassembly
Ant: ↑assembly (for: ↑disassembly)
Derivationally related forms: ↑dismantle, ↑dismantle (for: ↑dismantling)
Hypernyms: ↑activity

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