Meaning of demilitarization in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdiːˌmɪlɪt(ə)rʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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(also British demilitarisation)

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‘The looming prospect of war has given an upcoming conference on disarmament and demilitarisation a heightened sense of urgency.’
  • ‘He said the sensitive issues of disarmament and demilitarization in the battle zone would be discussed Tuesday as part of the issues related to the resettlement.’
  • ‘‘It means working for universal demilitarisation and nuclear disarmament,’ he said.’
  • ‘He said the issues remained those of police reform, demilitarisation, decommissioning of paramilitary weapons and investigations into specific cases of past human rights abuses.’
  • ‘Political commitments to demilitarisation notwithstanding, the military chiefs won't give up their toys.’