HyperDic: demilitarise

English > 2 senses of the word demilitarise:
VERBcompetitiondemilitarise, demilitarizedo away with the military organization and potential of
competitiondemilitarise, disarm, demilitarizeremove offensive capability from
English > demilitarise: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningDo away with the military organization and potential of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymdemilitarize
Narrowerneutralize, neutralisemake incapable of military action
Broaderdisarm, unarmtake away the weapons from
Oppositemilitarize, militariselend a military character to (a country) , as by building up a military force
Spanishdesmilitarizar
English > demilitarise: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningRemove offensive capability from.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdisarm, demilitarize
Oppositearm, build up, fortify, girdPrepare oneself for a military confrontation
Spanishdesarmar, desmilitarizar
Catalandesarmar, desmilitaritzar

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