civilianize


ci·vil·ian·ize

verb \-yə-ˌnīz\
ci·vil·ian·izedci·vil·ian·iz·ing

Definition of CIVILIANIZE

transitive verb
:  to convert from military to civilian status or control
ci·vil·ian·i·za·tion \-ˌvil-yə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of CIVILIANIZE

1870

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