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Demobilize   Listen
Demobilize  v. t.  (Mil.) To disorganize, or disband and send home, as troops which have been mobilized.

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"Demobilize" Quotes from Famous Books

... Servia was willing to agree to every demand of Austria except that which involved a change in her constitutional government, with which she could not comply in the allotted time; but even this she was willing to discuss. The Kaiser gave Russia twelve hours to demobilize, and then declared war on her five days before Russia even withdrew her minister ...
— The Audacious War • Clarence W. Barron

... terms to Servia which were quite incompatible with the independence of that little State, Germany gave proof of her disregard for the rights of smaller States. A similar disregard for the sovereign rights of greater States was shown in the demand that Russia should demobilize her forces. It was quite open to Germany to have answered Russia's mobilization with a counter-mobilization without resorting to war. Many other nations have mobilized to defend their frontiers without declaring war. Alike indirectly in regard ...
— New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1 - From the Beginning to March, 1915 With Index • Various

Words linked to "Demobilize" :   discharge, demobilization, mobilize, demobilise, muster out, demob, inactivate, mobilise

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