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demilitarize

verb [T] (UK usually demilitarise)     /ˌdiːˈmɪl.ɪ.tər.aɪz/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/
to remove military forces from an area: A demilitarized zone has been created on the border between the warring countries.Stopping fighting demilitarization (UK usually demilitarisation)     /diːˌmɪl.ɪ.tər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /diːˌmɪl.ɪ.t̬ɚ.əˈ-/ noun [C or U]
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