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demob División en sílabas: de·mob
Pronunciación: /dēˈmäb/
British informal

Definición de demob en inglés:

verbo (demobs, demobbing, demobbed)

[with object]
Demobilize.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Within ten weeks of the implementation of this new system, 56 per cent of officers and 78 per cent of men eligible for release were demobbed.
  • After he was demobbed [demobilised from the army] he stayed for a while with his old friend in North Sydney, who was finishing his medical degree and would later go into practice.
  • The 40th anniversary of the last National Serviceman to be demobbed is being marked by a special weekend of parades, guards of honour and the unveiling of a commemorative plaque.

sustantivo

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Demobilization: we were waiting for our demob
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The demob suit also gave rise to the phrase ‘the full monty’ after Montague Burton, as some former soldiers were only given a two-piece suit, while others were given a waistcoat as well.
  • In 1946 he took his demob suit and became lecturer in medicine at the Manchester Medical School.
  • Forty years ago this summer, with the map of the Empire all but rolled up, the last British national servicemen returned to Blighty and swapped their battledress for demob suits.

Origen

1920s (following World War I): abbreviation.

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