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demobilize

[ dee-moh-buh-lahyz ]
/ di藞mo蕣 b蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路mo路bi路lized, de路mo路bi路liz路ing.
to disband (troops, an army, etc.).
to discharge (a person) from military service.
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Also especially British, de路mo路bi路lise .

Origin of demobilize

First recorded in 1865鈥70; de- + mobilize

OTHER WORDS FROM demobilize

de路mo路bi路li路za路tion [dee-moh-buh-lahy-zey shuhn] /di藢mo蕣 b蓹 la瑟藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n/ especially British, de路mo路bi路li路sa路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for demobilize

demobilize

demobilise

/ (di藧藞m蓹蕣b瑟藢la瑟z) /

verb
to disband, as troops, etc

Derived forms of demobilize

demobilization or demobilisation, noun
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