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demilitarize (v.)

also demilitarise; "remove military organization from," 1869, see de- + militarize. Demilitarized zone attested by 1921 (the Versailles Treaty uses neutralized zone). Abbreviation DMZ, for the one between North Korea and South Korea, is attested by 1960. Related: Demilitarization.

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Definitions of demilitarize from WordNet

demilitarize (v.)
do away with the military organization and potential of;
Synonyms: demilitarise
demilitarize (v.)
remove offensive capability from;
Synonyms: disarm / demilitarise
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