"decouples" in the verb sense
1. uncouple, decouple
disconnect or separate
"uncouple the hounds"
2. decouple, dissociate
regard as unconnected
"you must dissociate these two events!"
"decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
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