civilianize

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verb ci·vil·ian·ize \-yə-ˌnīz\

Definition of civilianize

civilianized

;

civilianizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convert from military to civilian status or control

civilianization

play \-ˌvil-yə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1866

First Known Use of civilianize

1866


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