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de·mil·i·ta·rize

 (dē-mĭl′ĭ-tə-rīz′)
tr.v. de·mil·i·ta·rized, de·mil·i·ta·riz·ing, de·mil·i·ta·riz·es
To remove or forbid military troops in (an area): demilitarize a buffer zone between hostile countries.

de·mil′i·ta·ri·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

demilitarize

(diːˈmɪlɪtəˌraɪz) or

demilitarise

vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to remove any military presence or function in (an area): demilitarized zone.
2. (Military) to free of military character, purpose, etc: 11 regiments were demilitarized.
deˌmilitariˈzation, deˌmilitariˈsation n

de•mil•i•ta•rize

(diˈmɪl ɪ təˌraɪz)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
1. to deprive of military character; place under civil control.
2. to forbid military use of.
[1880–85]
de•mil`i•ta•ri•za′tion, n.

demilitarize


Past participle: demilitarized
Gerund: demilitarizing

Imperative
demilitarize
demilitarize
Present
I demilitarize
you demilitarize
he/she/it demilitarizes
we demilitarize
you demilitarize
they demilitarize
Preterite
I demilitarized
you demilitarized
he/she/it demilitarized
we demilitarized
you demilitarized
they demilitarized
Present Continuous
I am demilitarizing
you are demilitarizing
he/she/it is demilitarizing
we are demilitarizing
you are demilitarizing
they are demilitarizing
Present Perfect
I have demilitarized
you have demilitarized
he/she/it has demilitarized
we have demilitarized
you have demilitarized
they have demilitarized
Past Continuous
I was demilitarizing
you were demilitarizing
he/she/it was demilitarizing
we were demilitarizing
you were demilitarizing
they were demilitarizing
Past Perfect
I had demilitarized
you had demilitarized
he/she/it had demilitarized
we had demilitarized
you had demilitarized
they had demilitarized
Future
I will demilitarize
you will demilitarize
he/she/it will demilitarize
we will demilitarize
you will demilitarize
they will demilitarize
Future Perfect
I will have demilitarized
you will have demilitarized
he/she/it will have demilitarized
we will have demilitarized
you will have demilitarized
they will have demilitarized
Future Continuous
I will be demilitarizing
you will be demilitarizing
he/she/it will be demilitarizing
we will be demilitarizing
you will be demilitarizing
they will be demilitarizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demilitarizing
you have been demilitarizing
he/she/it has been demilitarizing
we have been demilitarizing
you have been demilitarizing
they have been demilitarizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demilitarizing
you will have been demilitarizing
he/she/it will have been demilitarizing
we will have been demilitarizing
you will have been demilitarizing
they will have been demilitarizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demilitarizing
you had been demilitarizing
he/she/it had been demilitarizing
we had been demilitarizing
you had been demilitarizing
they had been demilitarizing
Conditional
I would demilitarize
you would demilitarize
he/she/it would demilitarize
we would demilitarize
you would demilitarize
they would demilitarize
Past Conditional
I would have demilitarized
you would have demilitarized
he/she/it would have demilitarized
we would have demilitarized
you would have demilitarized
they would have demilitarized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.demilitarize - do away with the military organization and potential of
unarm, disarm - take away the weapons from; render harmless
neutralise, neutralize - make incapable of military action
militarise, militarize - lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force; "militarize Germany again after the war"
2.demilitarize - remove offensive capability from
Translations

demilitarize

[ˈdiːˈmɪlɪtəraɪz] VTdesmilitarizar
demilitarized zonezona f desmilitarizada

demilitarize

[diːˈmɪlɪtəraɪz] demilitarise (British) vt [+ region, area, zone] → démilitariserdemilitarized zone demilitarised zone (British) nzone f démilitarisée

demilitarize

vtentmilitarisieren; demilitarized zoneentmilitarisierte Zone

demilitarize

[ˈdiːˈmɪlɪtəˌraɪz] vtsmilitarizzare
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