Definition of remilitarize in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈmilədəˌrīz/


[with object]
Supply (a place that has previously been demilitarized) with new military resources: the Rhineland was remilitarized in 1936
More example sentences
  • Why was Hitler allowed to remilitarize the Rhineland, annex Austria, and invade Czechoslovakia before the Allies confronted him over his incursion into Poland in September 1939?
  • German forces remilitarized the territory in 1936, as part of a diplomatic test of will, three years before the outbreak of the Second World War.
  • Turkey eventually rejected the terms of that treaty, and subsequently Turkey remilitarized the straits area.




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Syllabification: re·mil·i·ta·rize

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