Definition of disarmament in English:


Syllabification: dis·ar·ma·ment
Pronunciation: /disˈärməmənt


The reduction or withdrawal of military forces and weapons.
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  • In the end they're going to have to choose peace and disarmament or a private army and war.
  • Arms control and disarmament are distinct from the laws of war.
  • Butler said that Annan seems to be more inclined to support forced disarmament.
demilitarization, demobilization, decommissioning; arms reduction, arms limitation, arms control; the zero option

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