demob

[ UK /dˈɛmɒb/ ]
VERB
  1. retire from military service
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How To Use demob In A Sentence

  • This came after scores of pro-Uribe legislators and other officials were indicted on conspiracy charges involving so-called demobilized paramilitaries. Council on Hemispheric Affairs
  • They toast their epic efforts in a demob-happy frenzy. Times, Sunday Times
  • In 1946 he took his demob suit and became lecturer in medicine at the Manchester Medical School.
  • No one in this world is going to invest time here unless they see the country demilitarise and demobilise.
  • It is unlikely that the rebels will agree to demobilise.
  • It was exalted in contrast to ‘uniformity of provision’, a state Milburn dismisses as the legacy from the years of ‘ration books and demob suits’.
  • Even while the military endgame played out in Abidjan, post-conflict development specialists were presumably drawing up plans for interventions such as disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration, security sector reform, and resettlement of refugees and internally displaced persons. Ivory Coast's development failures | Mike McGovern
  • We're bringing people in to be disarmed, demobilized and rehabilitated to a program that will give them new values and give them new skills.
  • P.S. I found that in times of depression, it paid to look at my “Rundown to demob” calendar. You Ain’t No Picasso « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • Despite the problems, the governments of both Uribe and Santos have called the demobilization program a success. The Seattle Times
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