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  • n. A proponent of disarmament

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who disarms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who disarms.

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

  • n. someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

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Examples

  • Reagan clearly seems fascinated by the prospect of becoming the great disarmer, which is what gives conservatives the willies.

    American Sketches

  • Jeremy Renner stars as a bomb disarmer in Iraq, who shocks his friends and colleagues with his fearlessness in deadly situations — but that may be a sign of a psychological breakdown and addiction to danger.

    Things that go boom at the box office

  • Mizolwat - And doom't forget the disarmer behind your earners.

    The Sea at Sea (or Why is There a Question Instead of Not a Question)

  • The off-the-cuff charmer and disarmer from the old Straight Talk Express was missing from the second debate, a town-hall format that was supposed to be the most comfortable setting for McCain.

    The Great Debates

  • CHAREN: She ` s an Australian pediatrician who became incredibly influential during the 1980s as the leader of something called Physicians for Social Responsibility and she was an anti-nuclear, basically unilateral disarmer who was constantly framing things, as I said again with reference to Samantha Smith, in terms of our children and there are no communist babies.

    Useful Idiots: How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First

  • But unless one is simply an adamant disarmer or thinks that nuclear weapons are totally irrelevant in light of America's current conventional and technological prowess, dropping the triad just does not make sense.

    News

  • The chairman of the Joint Chiefs did provide one bit of advice at the end of his remarks on the Nuclear Posture Review - advice that the disarmer in chief would have been well advised to heed, but didn't: "Without such improvements, an aging nuclear force supported by a neglected infrastructure only invites enemy misbehavior and miscalculation."

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Hare is a long-time unilateral nuclear disarmer and pacifist.

    A Fistful Of Euros » A Fistful Of Euros

  • Even George Bush, no dewy-eyed disarmer, negotiated cuts down to

    Sentient Developments

  • Anthony Mackie is terrific as Sergeant Sanborn, a dedicated soldier whose life is turned upside down when he's teamed with a seemingly reckless bomb disarmer.

    The Hollywood News

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