prescind (prih-SIND)

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Definition 1. to withdraw one's attention 2. to detach for purposes of thought   In Context "Nooyi prescinded from the share price-obsessed practices associated with most conglomerates—and instead said she was focused on making PepsiCo the kind of company that would deliver a 'lasting impact' to society." Edmund Heaphy, Quartz, 6 Aug. 2018