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demobilize

verb [T] 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.Joining or leaving the army demobilization (UK usually demobilisation)     /diːˌməʊ.bɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌmoʊ.bɪ.ləˈ-/ noun [U]
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