civilianization
noun see civilianize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • civilianization — (Amer.) n. changing from military to civilian status; making something civilian; placing under civilian control (also civilianisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • civilianization — See civilianize. * * * …   Universalium

  • civilianization — noun the act or process of civilianizing …   Wiktionary

  • civilianization — ci·vil·ian·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • civilianization —  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ nə̇ˈzāshən, ˌnīˈz noun ( s) : the action of civilianizing …   Useful english dictionary

  • civilianize — civilianization, n. /si vil yeuh nuyz /, v.t., civilianized, civilianizing. 1. to assign to civilians or place under civilian direction or control: a decision to civilianize the teaching of history at the naval academy. 2. to make less military… …   Universalium

  • civilianizations — civilianization (Amer.) n. changing from military to civilian status; making something civilian; placing under civilian control (also civilianisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Modernization of the People's Liberation Army — Main article: History of the People s Liberation Army The military modernization program of the People s Liberation Army which began in the late 1970s had three major focuses. First, under the political leadership of Deng Xiaoping, the military… …   Wikipedia

  • civilianize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1870 to convert from military to civilian status or control • civilianization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Refusal to serve in the Israeli military — includes both refusal to obey specific orders and refusal to serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in any capacity due to pacifistic or antimilitaristic views or disagreement with the policies of the Israeli government as implemented by the… …   Wikipedia

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