from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Removal of, or extrication from twists, tangles, complications or confusion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of disentangling or clearing from difficulties.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of disentangling, or the state of being disentangled.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
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After two prior unsuccessful attempts to escape (1990 and 1993), her third attempt in 1998 led to final disentanglement from the group, but resulted in ex-communication from her friends and divorce from her husband of 20 years.
The "disentanglement" itself, he said, could be quite revealing.
It is sometimes called the process of "disentanglement," to use a rather awkward sounding word much favoured by Mr. Ian Macdonald, your past president and my former deputy minister.
To sift achievement properly requires a disentanglement of politics, money, boardroom power, transfer dealings, youth cultivation and finishing positions.
That'll certainly leave a mark -- though full disentanglement might be your one chance to heal.
Mr. Cameron said on Friday that his move, which appeared to boost his popularity at home, wasn't the start of a process of disentanglement from the European Union and he is expected to repeat that view in parliament, according to a person familiar with the matter.
"The army thus far did not want to intervene and some of its leaders began to split and began to distance themselves from the regime of Ali Abdullah Saleh and that will open the door towards other forms of disentanglement with the regime and distancing the military leadership from the regime," he said.
I wonder if there may be some usefulness in approaching the whole issue of “separation” of church from state from the viewpoint that “separation” means more in the nature of “distance” rather than so much in the nature of “disentanglement” and “denial.”
It's slow and it's just getting started, and there's much more focus on disclosure rather than disentanglement, but I think one is going to lead to the other.
All great; but the overarching goal should be well-articulated disentanglement of FCC from communications' future, a First Amendment project worthy of the name.