disarmament


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dis·ar·ma·ment

 (dĭs-är′mə-mənt)
n.
1. The act of laying down arms, especially the reduction or abolition of a nation's military forces and armaments.
2. The condition of being disarmed.

disarmament

(dɪsˈɑːməmənt)
n
1. (Military) the reduction of offensive or defensive fighting capability, as by a nation
2. (Military) the act of disarming or state of being disarmed

dis•ar•ma•ment

(dɪsˈɑr mə mənt)

n.
1. the act or an instance of disarming.
2. the reduction or limitation of the size, equipment, armament, etc., of the armed forces of a country.
[1785–95]

disarmament

The reduction of a military establishment to some level set by international agreement. See also arms control; arms control agreement; arms control measure.

disarmament

the reduction in size of military forces, by treaty, following defeat, etc. Also Obsolete, disarmature.
See also: War
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disarmament - act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
demobilisation, 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"
arming, equipping, armament - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war

disarmament

noun arms reduction, demobilization, arms limitation, demilitarization, de-escalation The goal is to accelerate the pace of nuclear disarmament.
Translations
نَزْع سِلاح
odzbrojení
nedrustning
lefegyverzésleszerelés
afvopnun
odzbrojenie
silâhsızlanma

disarmament

[dɪsˈɑːməmənt] Ndesarme m
nuclear disarmamentdesarme m nuclear

disarmament

[ˌdɪsˈɑːrməmənt]
ndésarmement m
nuclear disarmament → désarmement nucléaire
unilateral disarmament → désarmement unilatéral
modif [agreement, negotiations] → sur le désarmement
disarmament talks → conférence f sur le désarmement

disarmament

nAbrüstung f

disarmament

[dɪsˈɑːməmənt] ndisarmo
disarmament talks → conferenza sul disarmo

disarm

(disˈaːm) verb
1. to take away weapons from. He crept up from behind and managed to disarm the gunman.
2. to get rid of weapons of war. Not until peace was made did the victors consider it safe to disarm.
3. to make less hostile; to charm.
disˈarmament noun
the act of doing away with war-weapons.
disˈarming adjective
charming. a disarming smile.
disˈarmingly adverb
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