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demobilize in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdemobilizede‧mo‧bi‧lize (also demobilise British English) /diːˈməʊbəlaɪz $ -ˈmoʊ-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PMWARto send home the members of an army, navy etc, especially at the end of a war 🔊 programmes to help demobilized soldiers fit into civilian life Grammar Demobilize is usually passive.demobilization /diːˌməʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -ˌmoʊbələ-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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demobilizeHe mentioned a range of substances, including pesticides, napalm, morphine and demobilizing gases.However, when a country reverts to more repressive politics, government policies usually demobilize many of the new foot soldiers.Key points of the UN plan include disarming and demobilizing the rebel troops.