remilitarize

verb
re·​mil·​i·​ta·​rize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmi-lə-tə-ˌrīz How to pronounce remilitarize (audio) \
remilitarized; remilitarizing

Definition of remilitarize

transitive + intransitive

: to militarize again a remilitarized region/country If the Japanese lost confidence in American security guarantees, they would doubtless remilitarize— John Newhouse

Other Words from remilitarize

remilitarization \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌmi-​lə-​t(ə-​)rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce remilitarization (audio) \ noun, plural remilitarizations
Kershaw closes with an examination of Hitler's remilitarization of the Rhineland … Publishers Weekly

First Known Use of remilitarize

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Remilitarize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remilitarize. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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