Can somebody explain what Anthony Giddens meant by disembedding?

In his book the Consequences of Modernity he defines disembedding by the "removal of social relations from local contexts of interaction and their restructuring across indefinite spans of time-space". I have an idea of what it means but I can't seem to FULLY understand it or put it into words. Can... show more In his book the Consequences of Modernity he defines disembedding by the "removal of social relations from local contexts of interaction and their restructuring across indefinite spans of time-space". I have an idea of what it means but I can't seem to FULLY understand it or put it into words. Can somebody 'dummy' it down for me?
Update: Anybody??!!??
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