civilianize

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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I think we should continue to professionalize and civilianize the PNP.
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In the meantime, efforts to civilianize foreign policy making processes were proceeding.
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My question is, does the move to privatize and civilianize service member positions within DoD.
No longer immune to efforts at downsizing government, law enforcement agencies must reduce unnecessary, or outdated, programs or civilianize traditionally sworn positions.
By then substantial changes had taken place within Biopreparat, and today a concerted effort is under way to help the Russians civilianize these former biological weapons R&D establishments.
Until 1992, the 17,000-strong force had been responsible to the three ministries of defence, home affairs, and justice, but January 1992 saw a severance of the connection with the defence ministry and a deliberate attempt to civilianize the force which lost, for example, most of its armoury and its independence.
This latter group of leaders typically tries to civilianize and legitimize the regime by abandoning military rank and uniform and attempting to construct mass mobilizing political parties.
I vowed to end this destructive patronage in the police department and to civilianize all jobs in the precinct houses that could reasonably be performed by a civilian.