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de·mob

 (dē-mŏb′) Chiefly British
tr.v. de·mobbed, de·mob·bing, de·mobs
To demobilize (armed forces).
n.
Demobilization of armed forces.

demob

(diːˈmɒb)
vb, -mobs, -mobbing or -mobbed
(Military) short for demobilize
n
1. (Military)
a. short for demobilization
b. (as modifier): a demob suit.
2. (Military) a soldier who has been demobilized

de•mob

(diˈmɒb)

n., v. -mobbed, -mob•bing. Chiefly Brit. n.
1. demobilization.
v.t.
2. todemobilize.
[1915–20; by shortening]

demob


Past participle: demobbed
Gerund: demobbing

Imperative
demob
demob
Present
I demob
you demob
he/she/it demobs
we demob
you demob
they demob
Preterite
I demobbed
you demobbed
he/she/it demobbed
we demobbed
you demobbed
they demobbed
Present Continuous
I am demobbing
you are demobbing
he/she/it is demobbing
we are demobbing
you are demobbing
they are demobbing
Present Perfect
I have demobbed
you have demobbed
he/she/it has demobbed
we have demobbed
you have demobbed
they have demobbed
Past Continuous
I was demobbing
you were demobbing
he/she/it was demobbing
we were demobbing
you were demobbing
they were demobbing
Past Perfect
I had demobbed
you had demobbed
he/she/it had demobbed
we had demobbed
you had demobbed
they had demobbed
Future
I will demob
you will demob
he/she/it will demob
we will demob
you will demob
they will demob
Future Perfect
I will have demobbed
you will have demobbed
he/she/it will have demobbed
we will have demobbed
you will have demobbed
they will have demobbed
Future Continuous
I will be demobbing
you will be demobbing
he/she/it will be demobbing
we will be demobbing
you will be demobbing
they will be demobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demobbing
you have been demobbing
he/she/it has been demobbing
we have been demobbing
you have been demobbing
they have been demobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demobbing
you will have been demobbing
he/she/it will have been demobbing
we will have been demobbing
you will have been demobbing
they will have been demobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demobbing
you had been demobbing
he/she/it had been demobbing
we had been demobbing
you had been demobbing
they had been demobbing
Conditional
I would demob
you would demob
he/she/it would demob
we would demob
you would demob
they would demob
Past Conditional
I would have demobbed
you would have demobbed
he/she/it would have demobbed
we would have demobbed
you would have demobbed
they would have demobbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.demob - retire from military service
muster out, discharge - release from military service
Translations

demob

[ˈdiːmɒb] (British) n (= release) → démobilisation f demob suit

demob

(Brit)
n abbr of demobilizationEntlassung faus dem Kriegsdienst
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