- to disband (troops, an army, etc.).
- to discharge (a person) from military service.
Also especially British, de·mo·bi·lise.
Origin of demobilize
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Examples from the Web for demobilise
The Officer i/e Demobilisation will demobilise you while you wait (provided you can wait long enough).
- to disband, as troops, etc
Word Origin and History for demobilise
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