demobilization love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of disbanding troops; the reduction of military armaments to a peace footing; the condition of being demobilized, and not liable to be moved on service. Also written demobilisation. See mobilization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mil.) The disorganization or disarming of troops which have previously been mobilized or called into active service; the change from a war footing to a peace footing.

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  • noun The disorganization or disarming of troops which have previously been mobilized or called into active service; the change from a war footing to a peace footing; the act of demobilizing.

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

  • noun act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops

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Examples

  • In spite of housing shortages, demobilization is now proceeding fairly smoothly, and there can be no doubt that all veterans will be suitably placed within a very short time.

    Conditions in South Africa

  • GI fathers and their many advocates were particularly vocal critics of delays in demobilization.

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • Despite the problems, the governments of both Uribe and Santos have called the demobilization program a success.

    The Seattle Times

  • (on camera) For now, these reunions only be lasting for a couple of hours, and that's because these soldiers will be staying on this base to begin what the military calls the demobilization process.

    CNN Transcript Apr 18, 2004

  • A "demobilization" camp for former Hutu soldiers in Mutobo, Rwanda

    Coming Home to Rwanda

  • A "demobilization" camp for former Hutu soldiers in Mutobo, Rwanda

    Coming Home to Rwanda

  • Very few of them have actually finished a 90-day "demobilization" process -- after which the hard work at keeping them out of the war begins.

    Amnesty Deal Lures Only 3 Percent Of Taliban In One Year

  • Within the U.S. government the military clashed with civilian agencies over its role in noncombat missions such as demobilization and policing.

    Nation-Building 101

  • Within the U.S. government the military clashed with civilian agencies over its role in noncombat missions such as demobilization and policing.

    Nation-Building 101

  • As president, Uribe provided the leaders and rank-and-file members of the terrorist paramilitary organizations with amnesty and protection from international prosecution as part of a process of "demobilization" of the paramilitary groups.

    Council on Hemispheric Affairs

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