demobilize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “demobilize” in the English Dictionary

"demobilize" in British English

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demobilizeverb [T]

formal (UK usually demobilise) uk   /ˌdiːˈməʊ.bɪ.laɪz/  us   /-ˈmoʊ-/
to ​release someone from one of the ​armedforces, ​especially at the end of a ​war: He was demobilized in ​March 1946.
noun [U] (UK usually demobilisation) uk   /diːˌməʊ.bɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌmoʊ.bɪ.ləˈ-/
(Definition of demobilize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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demobilizeverb [I/T]

 /diˈmoʊ·bəˌlɑɪz/ (short form demob,  /diˈmɑb/ )
politics & government to ​remove a ​soldier or ​soldiers from ​militaryservice politics & government To demobilize can also ​mean to ​stop all ​militaryoperations at the end of a ​war.
(Definition of demobilize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “demobilize”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指战争结束后)使退伍,使复员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指戰爭結束後)使退伍,使復員…
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