Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “demobilize”

See all translations

demobilize

verb [T] uk formal ( UK usually demobilise)   /ˌdiːˈməʊ.bɪ.laɪz/ us    /-ˈmoʊ-/
to release someone from one of the armed forces, especially at the end of a war: He was demobilized in March 1946.
demobilization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually demobilisation)   /diːˌməʊ.bɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌmoʊ.bɪ.ləˈ-/
Translations of “demobilize”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指戰爭結束後)使退伍,使復員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指战争结束后)使退伍,使复员…
(Definition of demobilize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of demobilize?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “demobilize” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More