disengagement disengagement  /dɪs ɪn ˈɡeɪdʒ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
  2. (n) to break off a military action with an enemy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Knesset approved a resolution to accept disengagement, 76-36.
  2. Such disengagement would have to be negotiated in summit sessions with Premier Nikita Khrushchev, thought Fulbright, since Russia's power structure makes him its only decision maker.
  3. The Russians did not endorse any particular series of disengagement proposals.

News

  • Fijian Peacekeepers To Deploy To UNDOF

    SUVA, Fiji, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fijian Government has agreed to a request by the United Nations to deploy "blue helmet" service personnel to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Syrian Golan Heights. The deployment comes at a time of heightened importance of UNDOF's mandate to bring stability to the Middle East region.In expressing the UN's ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We have said from the days of our election campaign that we want to move toward economic disengagement from the Israeli occupation," Haniyeh told the pro-Hamas daily Palestine. "Egypt has a greater ability to meet the needs of Gaza."
    on Aug 19, 2004 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: Palestine Media Center

  2. "We don't think there will be change in policy overnight. There won't be quick disengagement here. A great deal is at stake here," Zebari said.
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: Malaysia Star

  3. "We must begin to develop a comprehensive plan for our country's gradual military disengagement from Iraq," wrote Sen. George Voinovich, R-Ohio, in a letter to the president.
    on Jul 7, 2007 By: George Voinovich Source: Sacramento Bee

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