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disarm

verb [I or T] (REMOVE WEAPONS)    /dɪˈsɑːm/ US  /-ˈsɑːrm/
to take weapons away from someone, or to give up weapons or armies: With one movement, she disarmed the man and pinned him against the wall. Many politicians argued that this was no time to disarm (= give up the country's weapons and army). Experts successfully managed to disarm the bomb (= stop it from exploding).Providing weapons or taking weapons away
(Definition of disarm verb (REMOVE WEAPONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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