demobilization demobilization  /di ˌmoʊ bə laɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops

Usage(s):

  1. Many gang members still live with their mothers and grandmothers, who can play a key role in the demobilization and reintegration process, Gurdin says.
  2. This week the thorny, interlocking problems of reconversion and demobilization confronted the new British Government with its first real home-front crisis.
  3. The Geneva agreement temporarily divided the country into northern and southern zones for purposes of demobilization, pending nationwide elections for an independent government.

News

  • Parish/state agencies begin demobilization following Geismar industrial incident

    State and local agencies are conducting demobilization efforts following a day of emergency response efforts that followed an explosion at the Williams Olefins Geismar Plant. Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Director Richard Webre said all response agencies are now demobilizing with exception of Louisiana State Police (LSP). Webre said LSP is now the lead ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Donaldsonville Chief

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