deconflict - Wiktionary


From de- + conflict.



deconflict ‎(third-person singular simple presentdeconflicts, present participledeconflicting, simple past and past participledeconflicted)

  1. (military) To change the flightpath of a craft or weapon in order that there is less chance of an accidental collision.
  2. (computer science) To resolve contradictory conclusions or responses to queries in a rule-based or deductive reasoning system.
  3. To alter (something) to avoid conflicting with something elseWe need to deconflict our schedules to find a time when we can all meet.

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