demilitarize


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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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Translations

demilitarize

[ˈdiːˈmɪlɪtəraɪz] VTdesmilitarizar
demilitarized zonezona f desmilitarizada
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demilitarize

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

vtentmilitarisieren; demilitarized zoneentmilitarisierte Zone
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demilitarize

[ˈdiːˈmɪlɪtəˌraɪz] vtsmilitarizzare
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BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Omar Karami said Wednesday that calls for declaring his home city Tripoli an arms-free city should be part of a plan by the government to demilitarize all Lebanese areas.
In commenting on our recommendation in the April 2001 report, DOD stated that the Army was preparing a study for Congress, due September 30, 2001, that could be used to address the mix of government and commercial sector capacity needed to demilitarize excess ammunition.
New York, Rajab 18, 1432, Jun 20, 2011, SPA -- North and south Sudan signed an agreement Monday to end fighting in Abyei and to demilitarize the disputed border town under the supervision of Ethiopian peacekeepers.