demilitarize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"demilitarize" in British English

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demilitarizeverb [T]

(UK usually demilitarise) uk   /ˌdiːˈmɪl.ɪ.tər.aɪz/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
to ​removemilitaryforces from an ​area: A demilitarized zone has been ​created on the ​border between the ​warringcountries.
demilitarization
noun [C or U] (UK usually demilitarisation) uk   /diːˌmɪl.ɪ.tər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /diːˌmɪl.ɪ.t̬ɚ.əˈ-/
(Definition of demilitarize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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demilitarizeverb [T]

 /diˈmɪl·ə·təˌrɑɪz/
politics & government to ​remove all ​soldiers and ​weapons from a ​place so that ​war cannot ​happen there
(Definition of demilitarize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “demilitarize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从…撤军, 使非军事化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從…撤軍, 使非軍事化…
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