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decommission

verb change, deactivate, defuse, disarm, disband, disengage, dismantle, fix, undue, withdraw
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Part of the weapons that should have been decommissioned have disappeared and the security forces admit they are probably in the hands of dissidents," he added.
In the Frequently Asked Questions page, the question titled "What a Navy Command should do if it is going to be Disestablished (Shore Commands), Deactivated (Aviation Squadrons), or Decommissioned (Ships)" provides links to instructions covering records disposition and operational histories, along with basic guidelines to help commands decide what materials are relevant for preservation.
The new skilled nursing facility, which hospital officials want to convert to a women's and children's facility in two years, will help make up for beds lost in the areas that will be decommissioned.
Early shutdowns are likely to result in seriously under-funded decommissioning trusts and high costs stemming from maintaining plants in a safe condition until they are decommissioned.
They also suggest, with some justification, that unless a strong management system is in place, new boats could simply take the place of decommissioned ones.
Many of the vessels are going to be decommissioned through the Start treaties and Thompson said the government became involved with their plan since there are environmental and national security issues.
He said the general admitted he had taken the IRA at its word when he said they had decommissioned all their weapons.
General John de Chastelain said "very large quantities of arms, which we believe include all the arms in the IRA's possession", had been decommissioned.
The Good Friday Agreement said all illegal weapons held by paramilitary organisations were to be decommissioned by May 2000.
Progressive Unionist Party leader David Ervine said he believed that the Ulster Volunteer Force, with which his party is associated, was unlikely to start giving up its weapons until the IRA had decommissioned all of its arsenal.
To date, 19 reactors have been completely decommissioned worldwide.