dismantlement dismantlement  /dɪs ˈmæn təl mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Nor that it says nothing concrete about the dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear facilities, materials and weapons.
  2. Our objective should be to focus on the country's nuclear program, insisting on its complete dismantlement and a full accounting of fissile material.
  3. The key is the dismantlement of the nuclear programs.

News

  • Candidates Strut Their Stuff at Post-DOMA Pride Parade

    Days after the dismantlement of the Defense of Marriage Act in a landmark Supreme Court ruling, the celebration is still going strong in the streets of New York City. Thousands of people flooded Fifth Avenue this afternoon, decked out in every imaginable shade, waving rainbow flags in varying amounts of clothing for the city’s annual gay pride parade. Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Supreme ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. ElBaradei said he and North Korean authorities would meet on how to "implement the freeze of (nuclear) facilities" and the "eventual dismantlement of these facilities."
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We understand it marks the first concrete step by North Korea toward its nuclear dismantlement," Abe said after the accord was struck in Beijing. "But our position that Japan cannot provide support without a resolution of the abduction issue...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Shinzo Abe Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Now that the highest leader of North Korea confirmed a clear commitment to the North's nuclear dismantlement, I don't see any problem in carrying it out," South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said after what was only the second summit ever...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: President Roh Source: Kansas City Star

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