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disconnect (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To separate someone or something from someone or something else. My phone disconnected me from my secretary when its battery suddenly died. You'll need to disconnect this pipe from that one in order to make the repair.
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disconnect someone or something from someone or something

to break the connection between things or people. The telephone operator disconnected Larry from his caller. He disconnected himself from the cords of his parachute.
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supply to Fateh Khan village was also disconnected due to nonpayment of arrear
It is clarified that notices were issued to the defaulters to pay the outstanding arrear bills but they fail to deposit it and Pesco teams disconnected power supply to these defaulters and warned to deposit their outstanding dues immediately otherwise power supply will not be restored.
Etisalat experienced six blocked attempts, out of 2,440 tested attempts, while none were disconnected.
Power supply disconnected to WSS Achrain on nonpayment of Rs 4,050,020, Forest Rest House Domail on nonpayment of Rs 74776, BHU Civil hospital Battal due to nonpayment of Rs 353615, Education department on nonpayment of Rs 475,996 and Union council Battal due to nonpayment of Rs7320.
The focus on employment of disconnected youth has been a consistent theme throughout the 18-month initiative, which began by encouraging the initial 12 communities to build more effective youth employment collaborations upon the availability of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds targeted toward summer jobs programs and other youth-focused workforce development opportunities.
ON, Scottish and Southern Energy and Scottish Power all disconnected between 20 and 25 gas customers per 100,000 in 2006.
The problem is, what happens to the data once it is distributed across multiple mobile platforms and mobile workers start using it in disconnected mode?
Disconnected systems are only up to date as of the last time a user has saved back to the main system.
After the home carrier has disconnected the service, the user may continue to place calls by using roaming service, thus committing roaming fraud.
PESHAWAR -- The teams of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) disconnected power supply to 2 tube-wells and street-lights at Kohat City in recovery campaign against public and private sector power defaulters.
Of 11,400 browsing tests that were conducted, only five were disconnected.
PESHAWAR -- Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) on Wednesday disconnected power supply to several villages in different sub-divisions on nonpayment of outstanding dues.
But far too many are disconnected from the roles and relationships that set young people on pathways toward productive adult lives.
Across the country, municipal leaders in cities and towns of all sizes are gaining a greater understanding of the roles they play in creating and implementing strategies to reengage disconnected youth.
Once disconnected, the can is automatically sealed to prevent spills, and the easy-carry handle facilitates transfer of the contents to the disposal station.