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demobilization


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demobilization 
  n  :  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}] 




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