civilianize

verb ci·vil·ian·ize \ -yə-ˌnīz \

Definition of civilianize

civilianized; civilianizing
: to convert from military to civilian status or control

civilianization

play \-ˌvil-yə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of civilianize

1866

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