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disarmament Line breaks: dis|arma¦ment
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈɑːməm(ə)nt/

Definition of disarmament in English:

noun

[mass 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
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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.
  • I also think that the right body to force disarmament, and to cause a regime change is the U.N.
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