demilitarise demilitarise

Definition(s):

  1. (v) do away with the military organization and potential of
  2. (v) remove offensive capability from

Synonym(s)

News

  • Russian forces seize two Ukrainian bases in Crimea

    * Ukraine wants U.N. to demilitarise Crimea SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine/MOSCOW, March 19 (Reuters) - The United States warned Moscow it was on a "dark path" to isolation on Wednesday as Russian troops seized two Ukrainian naval bases, including a headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol where they raised their flag. The dramatic seizure came as Russia and the West dug in for a long confrontation ...
    on March 20, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I have proposed demilitarisation as a ...... final resolution. Demilitarise Kashmir, give self governance to people of Kashmir with a joint management arrangement on top. This is an idea I am proposing," Musharraf said in a programme on CNBC TV...
    on Jun 24, 2006 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Hindu

  2. "We spent years negotiating with the British to demilitarise the Border. That hard work led to the complete removal of oppressive watchtowers and massive cuts in troop numbers," said Mr Ahern.
    on Sep 8, 2009 By: Dermot Ahern Source: Irish Times

  3. In an interview with a French broadcaster, Mr Tsvangirai said: "It's almost an elite pact between the leaderships. It doesn't mean anything to the people. We want a transition that is going to work on a new constitution, demilitarise the...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: BBC News

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