disarmament disarmament  /dɪs ˈɑr mə mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) act of reducing or depriving of arms

Usage(s):

  1. In Geneva, city of lost and unreal causes, an air of unreality surrounds the 17-nation disarmament conference.
  2. And that gives the Iraqi leader considerable incentive to comply with disarmament demands or at least to signal that he will.

News

  • New Nukes Overshadowed By Massive Retirements

    June 13, 2013: The great nuclear disarmament that began in the 1990s continues. While China, Pakistan, India and North Korea together added 40-50 warheads, the U.S. and Russia continued to reduce their huge Cold War era nuclear stockpiles by some 1,800 warheads.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Strategy Page

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