demobilize

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verb de·mo·bi·lize \di-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz, ˌdē-\

Definition of demobilize

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  disband

  3. 2 :  to discharge from military service

demobilization

play \di-ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌdē-\ noun

Examples of demobilize in a sentence

  1. Both leaders agreed to demobilize their armies and sign the peace treaty.

1882

First Known Use of demobilize

1882


DEMOBILIZE Defined for English Language Learners

demobilize

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verb de·mo·bi·lize \di-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz, ˌdē-\

Definition of demobilize for English Language Learners

  • : to release (someone or something) from military service


DEMOBILIZE Defined for Kids

demobilize

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verb de·mo·bi·lize \di-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz\

Definition of demobilize for Students

demobilized

demobilizing

  1. 1 :  to let go from military service

  2. 2 :  to change from a state of war to a state of peace


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