dissolved dissolved  /dɪ ˈzɑlvd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form

Usage(s):

  1. Refugees from Thaksin's now dissolved party who have banded together with an unlikely coalition of ultraconservatives and democracy activists to form the People's Power Party.
  2. Essentially, the Shiite-heavy government dissolved the Sunni-dominated National Olympic Committee.
  3. By the end Susan has lost her cocky charm and dissolved into tears of shame.

News

  1. Kuwait court forces parliamentary elections after dissolving chamber in voting challenge case

    KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait says its constitutional court has dissolved the current parliament after challenges to ballot rules, forcing new elections that could reopen political showdowns and clashes in the Gulf nation.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Kuwait court dissolves parliament

    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says its constitutional court has dissolved the current parliament after challenges to ballot rules, forcing new elections that could reopen political showdowns and clashes in the Gulf nation.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. House OKs bills allowing schools to be dissolved

    House OKs bills allowing schools to be dissolved State officials could dissolve a deficit-ridden school district and send the students to nearby schools under legislation approved late Thursday in the Michigan House. AP Wire Lansing Jun 15, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); The bills, passed 58-49 almost entirely along party lines after 11 p.m. in ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

Quotes

  1. "He played a key role as the Soviet Union dissolved, helped lay the foundations of freedom in Russia and became the first democratically elected leader in that country's history," Mr Bush said.
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC Online

  2. "The Scorpions will be dissolved, and the organized crime unit of the police will be phased out and a new amalgamated unit created," Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula told Parliament, the South African Press Association reported.
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Charles Nqakula Source: FOXNews

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