Examples of demobilize in a Sentence
Both leaders agreed to demobilize their armies and sign the peace treaty.
Recent Examples of demobilize from the Web
Even before details of the arrest were known, FARC leaders condemned it as a set-up that would undermine almost 7,000 demobilized rebel fighters' trust in the peace process.
The ex-guerrillas turned in thousands of weapons and demobilized after more than 50 years, helping bring Colombia’s homicide rate down to historic lows.
While the vast majority of the FARC demobilized under a 2016 peace deal, there are dissident factions.
Its vast bureaucracies were disassembled, its armies were for the most part demobilized, and its profusion of factories were promptly converted to civilian use.
The companies are now demobilizing workers as those federal contracts reach their limits.
The county also declined to pay thousands of dollars in set-up and demobilizing costs, records show.
And to keep—try to push out and then demobilize some of the Shia militia forces operating in the country right now, which is counterproductive for the U.S. forces.
Two of the 20 disarmed and demobilized weeks later in the town of Bouar were women.
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Definition of demobilize for English Language Learners
: to release (someone or something) from military service
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