demobilization


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de·mo·bil·ize

 (dē-mō′bə-līz′)
tr.v. de·mo·bil·ized, de·mo·bil·iz·ing, de·mo·bil·iz·es
1. To discharge from military service or use.
2. To disband (troops).

de·mo′bil·i·za′tion (-bə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

demobilization

The process of transitioning a conflict or wartime military establishment and defense-based civilian economy to a peacetime configuration while maintaining national security and economic vitality. See also mobilization.

demobilization

the process of being demobilized or mustered out of the military.
See also: War
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demobilization - act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops; "demobilization of factories"; "immediate demobilization of the reserves"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
disarmament, disarming - act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
militarisation, militarization, mobilization, mobilisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
Translations

demobilization

[ˈdiːˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndesmovilización f

demobilization

[diːˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] demobilisation (British) n [army, soldiers] → démobilisation f

demobilization

n (of army)Demobilmachung f, → Demobilisierung f; (of soldier)Entlassung faus dem Kriegsdienst, Demobilisierung f

demobilization

[ˈdiːˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nsmobilitazione f
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There is a general feeling amongst the people that this is a setback for the demobilization program,'' Lemoa said.