civilianize

(redirected from civilianising)

ci·vil·ian·ize

 (sĭ-vĭl′yə-nīz′)
tr.v. ci·vil·ian·ized, ci·vil·ian·iz·ing, ci·vil·ian·iz·es
To convert to civilian operation or control.

ci·vil′ian·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

civilianize

(sɪˈvɪljəˌnaɪz) or

civilianise

vb
(Military) (tr) to change the status of (an armed force, a base, etc) from military to nonmilitary

ci•vil•ian•ize

(sɪˈvɪl yəˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to assign to civilians or place under civilian control.
[1865–70]
ci•vil`ian•i•za′tion, n.

civilianize


Past participle: civilianized
Gerund: civilianizing

Imperative
civilianize
civilianize
Present
I civilianize
you civilianize
he/she/it civilianizes
we civilianize
you civilianize
they civilianize
Preterite
I civilianized
you civilianized
he/she/it civilianized
we civilianized
you civilianized
they civilianized
Present Continuous
I am civilianizing
you are civilianizing
he/she/it is civilianizing
we are civilianizing
you are civilianizing
they are civilianizing
Present Perfect
I have civilianized
you have civilianized
he/she/it has civilianized
we have civilianized
you have civilianized
they have civilianized
Past Continuous
I was civilianizing
you were civilianizing
he/she/it was civilianizing
we were civilianizing
you were civilianizing
they were civilianizing
Past Perfect
I had civilianized
you had civilianized
he/she/it had civilianized
we had civilianized
you had civilianized
they had civilianized
Future
I will civilianize
you will civilianize
he/she/it will civilianize
we will civilianize
you will civilianize
they will civilianize
Future Perfect
I will have civilianized
you will have civilianized
he/she/it will have civilianized
we will have civilianized
you will have civilianized
they will have civilianized
Future Continuous
I will be civilianizing
you will be civilianizing
he/she/it will be civilianizing
we will be civilianizing
you will be civilianizing
they will be civilianizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been civilianizing
you have been civilianizing
he/she/it has been civilianizing
we have been civilianizing
you have been civilianizing
they have been civilianizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been civilianizing
you will have been civilianizing
he/she/it will have been civilianizing
we will have been civilianizing
you will have been civilianizing
they will have been civilianizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been civilianizing
you had been civilianizing
he/she/it had been civilianizing
we had been civilianizing
you had been civilianizing
they had been civilianizing
Conditional
I would civilianize
you would civilianize
he/she/it would civilianize
we would civilianize
you would civilianize
they would civilianize
Past Conditional
I would have civilianized
you would have civilianized
he/she/it would have civilianized
we would have civilianized
you would have civilianized
they would have civilianized
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