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demilitarize

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verb de·mil·i·ta·rize \(ˌ)dē-ˈmi-lə-tə-ˌrīz, di-\

Simple Definition of demilitarize

  • : to remove weapons and military forces from (an area)

Full Definition of demilitarize

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to do away with the military organization or potential of b :  to prohibit (as a zone or frontier area) from being used for military purposes

  3. 2 :  to rid of military characteristics or uses

de·mil·i·tar·i·za·tion play \(ˌ)dē-ˌmi-lə-t(ə-)rə-ˈzā-shən, di-\ noun

Examples of demilitarize

  1. <the two nations agreed to demilitarize themselves reciprocally>



1883

First Known Use of demilitarize

1883




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