demobilization
noun see demobilize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Demobilization — De*mob i*li*za tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]mobilisation. See {Mobilization}.] (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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demobilization — 1866; see DEMOBILIZE (Cf. demobilize) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • demobilization — (Amer.) de·mo·bi·li·za·tion || diː‚məʊbɪlaɪ zeɪʃn n. act of discharging from military service; disbanding of an army (also demobilisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Demobilization — Demob redirects here. For the television series, see Demob (TV series). For the British punk rock band see Demob (band). See also D Mob. Demobilization is the process of standing down a nation s armed forces from combat ready status. This may be… …   Wikipedia

  • demobilization — n. on, upon demobilization * * * upon demobilization on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • demobilization — noun act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops demobilization of factories immediate demobilization of the reserves • Syn: ↑demobilisation • Ant: ↑mobilization • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • demobilization — demobilize (also demobilise) ► VERB ▪ take (troops) out of active service. DERIVATIVES demobilization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • demobilization — The process of transitioning a conflict or wartime military establishment and defense based civilian economy to a peacetime configuration while maintaining national security and economic vitality. See also mobilization …   Military dictionary

  • demobilization — See demobilize. * * * …   Universalium

  • demobilization — 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 …   Wiktionary

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