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demobilize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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demobilizede‧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]
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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.
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Verb table
demobilize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydemobilize
he, she, itdemobilizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydemobilized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave demobilized
he, she, ithas demobilized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad demobilized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill demobilize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have demobilized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam demobilizing
he, she, itis demobilizing
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you, we, theyare demobilizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas demobilizing
you, we, theywere demobilizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been demobilizing
he, she, ithas been demobilizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been demobilizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be demobilizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been demobilizing
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