remilitarize

verb
re·mil·i·ta·rize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmi-lə-tə-ˌrīz \
remilitarized; remilitarizing

Definition of remilitarize 

verb, 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 \ 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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about remilitarize

Share remilitarize

Dictionary Entries near remilitarize

remigrate

remigration

Remijia

remilitarize

remind

reminder

remindful

Statistics for remilitarize

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for remilitarize

The first known use of remilitarize was in 1919

See more words from the same year

Comments on remilitarize

What made you want to look up remilitarize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!