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comment out

To change some amount of computer programming code into a comment, thus disabling it within the program without deleting it altogether. A noun or pronoun can be used between "comment" and "out." I really wish you would stop commenting out so much of your code, because you're leaving behind a cluttered mess. Why don't we just comment it out for now, so we can reimplement it later if we want?
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