n [C, U] ~ (of sth) breaking up (of sth); dissolving 破裂; 瓦解; 解体; 分解; 溶解
*the dissolution of a marriage, a business partnership, the Roman Empire 婚姻关系的解除、商业合伙关系的终止、罗马帝国的解体
* the dissolution of Parliament, ie the ending of the current session by the monarch before a general election 议会的解散（普选前君主解散本届议会）.
the act of formally ending a parliament, business, or marriage
→dissolve The president announced the dissolution of the National Assembly.
the act of breaking up an organization, institution etc so that it no longer exists the dissolution of the monasteries
the process by which something gradually becomes weaker and disappears the eventual dissolution of class barriers