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 proposed agency envisions providing job training and other incentives to help demobilize the Afghan warlords' soldiers, whose numbers are estimated ranging from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands.
Prime Minister Hun Sen along with foreign diplomats, government officials and over a thousand participants gathered at the ceremony to demobilize 408 soldiers.
We will not be able to demobilize another 10,000 soldiers.
And it was the struggle to control the union movement in Minneapolis which led male unionists to demobilize the community based activism which gave women more of a voice in the movement.
Drilling is set to recommence this week as the Contractor, who conducted the program of underground excavation, completes the work required to leave the project site in a condition which is satisfactory to enable it to demobilize its main resources.
During the year, the government continued to demobilize large numbers of child soldiers and launched extensive public awareness campaigns to ease their reintegration into local communities.
Serb troops will demobilize from west to east, with NATO forces on their heels, Bacon said.
Additionally, the chartered-in DP2 construction barge Mubarak Supporter has just completed a successful cable laying campaign, and will demobilize in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over the coming days.