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disarmament

Syllabification: dis·ar·ma·ment
Pronunciation: /disˈärməmənt
 
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Definition of disarmament in English:

noun

The reduction or withdrawal of military forces and weapons: the public wanted peace and disarmament [as modifier]: disarmament treaties between America and the former Soviet Union
More example sentences
  • Should we be forced to commit our troops because of his failure to disarm, the mission will be complete disarmament, which will mean regime change.
  • Universal controlled disarmament must replace deterrence and arms control as the national defense goal.
  • I fear that bypassing the United Nations and demanding regime change by force instead of working toward peaceful disarmament is a dangerous step for our nation.
Synonyms
demilitarization, demobilization, decommissioning;
arms reduction, arms limitation, arms control;
the zero option

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