demilitarise

[ UK /diːmˈɪlɪtəɹˌa‍ɪz/ ]
VERB
  1. remove offensive capability from
  2. do away with the military organization and potential of
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How To Use demilitarise In A Sentence

  • One entry suggests that the two countries tear off the barb wire along the demilitarized zone, sell them and use the fund to finance the cost of national unification.
  • The Japanese invasion of Rehe (Jehol, Jan. –March) led to a truce signed at Tanggu which created a demilitarized zone in eastern Hebei province under Japanese domination. 1933, May 27
  • ‘We seek a region in which demilitarized zones and missile batteries no longer separate people with a common heritage, and a common future,’ he added.
  • I think they wanted to demilitarize, civilianize, if you will, The Times of My Life and My Life with the Times
  • Lacking obvious leaders who represent the opposition's demands beyond Mubarak's removal – for real democracy and free and fair elections – how does this new, popular and vibrant movement maintain its momentum to demilitarise politics and society? Hosni Mubarak is gone, but can Egypt's digital revolution unite the country?
  • He said thousands of Koreans still levelled guns at one another along the demilitarised zone between them.
  • But they also want to create what they're calling a demilitarized zone. CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008
  • That May - after the Indian advance was halted by a massive avalanche that killed a large number of their troops - both sides agreed to demilitarize the summit.
  • North and South Korea are working on projects to fully connect two sets of railways across the demilitarized zone that separates the Korean Peninsula at the 38th parallel.
  • It was to end this ping-pong game that the international community has called for Bunia to be demilitarised and for armed groups to be cantoned outside the town" he added, saying the presence of armed militia made it impossible for assembly members to move around town. ANC Daily News Briefing
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