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  • v. Alternative spelling of demilitarize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. do away with the military organization and potential of
  • v. remove offensive capability from

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Examples

  • And, I hope, pass laws sooner rather than later to demilitarise the police; ban Tasers and rubber bullets; criminalise police and politician violence against free speech activities; demand prosecutions for financial fraud; compel the corporate books that unaccountably swallow billions in tax revenue to be audited; investigate torturers; bring home soldiers from corporate wars of choice – and rebuild society, this time from the grassroots up, accountably, lawfully and democratically.

    How to Occupy the moral and political high ground | Naomi Wolf

  • Lacking obvious leaders who represent the opposition's demands beyond Mubarak's removal – for real democracy and free and fair elections – how does this new, popular and vibrant movement maintain its momentum to demilitarise politics and society?

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  • At least they are all talking, and common ground was agreed on the need for strengthening border controls with Rwanda, suspected of providing backing for renegade ex-general Laurent Nkunda, and the need for all armed groups in the region to demilitarise.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The SCO was set up out of the “Shanghai Five” which was founded in 1996 to demilitarise the border between China and the former Soviet Union.

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  • According to the Archbishop, the ‘crisis in Iraq’ has been caused by America's misguided sense of its mission in the world, that it had lost the moral high ground since the September 11 attacks and that it should provide aid to Iraq, stop exploiting its territory and demilitarise it.

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  • He said the campaign fully supported the legislation and would be lobbying for the United Nations and the African Union to encourage governments in programmes to demilitarise society.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Speaking at a joint Burundi/SA Women in Dialogue (SAWID) conference in Kempton Park, Mbeki said Burundi had three months to draft and debate a constitution, call a referendum to vote on it, develop an IEC, and demilitarise the country - in order to hold free and fair elections on October 31.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The slashing of force levels alone will not demilitarise our society.

    ANC Today

  • Observer Mission to the Congo (MONUC) and heed its calls to demilitarise towns in eastern DRC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Kisangani is also favoured by the United Nations because such an event would be likely to force the RCD to demilitarise the town.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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