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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* Full-time students withdraw from college when mobilized for 12 months but are notified to demobilize early.
In August, the Uribe administration presented a bill to the Senate to suspend charges for atrocities committed by members of irregular armed groups who agree to demobilize. They would instead receive lesser punishments that would include a ban on holding public office, carrying weapons, or living near anyone whom they have victimized or the victims' families.
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...We can only proceed with the demobilization of 1,500," Hun Sen said.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Defense and the national demobilization commission, CONADER, worked closely with NGOs, international organizations, and civil society entities to demobilize and reintegrate children associated with armed groups.