demobilize

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demobilize

noun cure, curtail, deactivate, disarm, disband, disengage, fix, limit, reduce, remedy, sever, stop
Associated concepts: demobilize forces involved in an armed conflict
See also: disarm, disband, discharge, dismiss, disorganize, dissociate, dissolve, separate
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The 600 child soldiers screened out of military service so far represents about one-fifth of the total number being targeted for demobilisation in the GPAA.
Demobilisation of both government and Renamo troops from UN assembly points in Mozambique has finally begun, more than two months behind schedule.
Pour sa part , le commissaire adjoint du Bureau du desarmement, de demobilisation et de reinsertion Abdul Aziz Mohammed Abdel - Rahman a affirme la cooperation et le soutien continue de la Ligue arabe indiquant que la Ligue Arabe a joue un role majeur dans le soutien des programmes de paix dans un certain nombre d'Etats touches par la guerre en exprimant les remerciements du Bureau a la Ligue Arabe pour ses programmes au Darfour l'Est du Soudan , Kordofan et le Nil Bleu et son soutien a la conference de Londres , qui a eu lieu l'annee derniere.
Le directeur l'Agence islamique de Secours a Darfour-El Geneina a dit dans un point de presse que les projets de demobilisation et de reinsertion ont ete realises par un financement de la mission de l'ONU et de l'Union africaine (MINUAD) indiquant que ces projets ciblent 400 jeunes hommes et femmes qui ont ete formes sur les moyens de vivre et de la production dans le domaine agricole , la production animale et les petits projets, tels que (cafeterias, laveries des vehicules, generateurs d'electricite,epluchage des grains).
The drilling program, including mobilisation and demobilisation, will take approximately three months to complete following which a well testing program of a similar period will be undertaken.
Five months after demobilisation by rebels, a fresh start for 3,480 boys
Lo and behold, yesterday evening, exactly 43 years since my demobilisation date, Michael got in touch via the telephone.
International support for demobilisation must be sustained, Guehenno said, as well as action against the illegal drug trade.
ON a recent radio programme there was a lot of talk about the war years and eventual demobilisation, which got me thinking.
Demobilisation was drawn out and the emotional, economic and social problems men faced were often daunting.
I served in the Army for six-and-a-half years during WWII and later but though I heard this language very often onmy demobilisation I returned home in 1946 and have never used this language since.