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demilitarize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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demilitarizede‧mil‧i‧ta‧rize (also demilitarise British English) /ˌdiːˈmɪlətəraɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PMto remove the weapons, soldiers etc from a country or area so that there can be no fighting there 🔊 the demilitarized zone between the two countries Grammar Demilitarize is usually passive.demilitarization /diːˌmɪlətəraɪˈzeɪʃən $ -rə-/ noun [uncountable]
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demilitarized zoneOn March 30,1972, Hanoi launched its own major offensive across the demilitarized zone.The demilitarized zone between the two countries is heavily guarded.
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Verb table
demilitarize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydemilitarize
he, she, itdemilitarizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydemilitarized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave demilitarized
he, she, ithas demilitarized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad demilitarized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill demilitarize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have demilitarized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam demilitarizing
he, she, itis demilitarizing
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you, we, theyare demilitarizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas demilitarizing
you, we, theywere demilitarizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been demilitarizing
he, she, ithas been demilitarizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been demilitarizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be demilitarizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been demilitarizing
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