Definition of demilitarize in English:
verb[with object] (usually as adjective demilitarized)
Remove all military forces from (an area): a demilitarized zone
More example sentences
- ‘We seek a region in which demilitarized zones and missile batteries no longer separate people with a common heritage, and a common future,’ he added.
- In military terms the 16,000-square-mile demilitarised zone is a vital strategic area where the rebels have been able to recruit, train and resupply.
- Selling demilitarized missiles however is acceptable, an spokesman said.
- Example sentences
- The looming prospect of war has given an upcoming conference on disarmament and demilitarisation a heightened sense of urgency.
- He said the sensitive issues of disarmament and demilitarization in the battle zone would be discussed Tuesday as part of the issues related to the resettlement.
- ‘It means working for universal demilitarisation and nuclear disarmament,’ he said.
Pronunciation: /ˈˌdēˌmilədərəˈzāSHən/ /dəˌmilədərəˈzāSHən/ /ˈˌdēˌmilədəˌrīˈzāSHən/ /dəˌmilədəˌrīˈzāSHən/noun
Definition of demilitarize in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.