The dismissal of an army or body of troops from active service

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  • Demobilization — De*mob i*li*za tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]mobilisation. See {Mobilization}.] (Mil.) The disorganization or disarming of troops which have previously been mobilized or called into active service; the change from a war footing to a peace footing. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demobilization — 1866; see DEMOBILIZE (Cf. demobilize) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • demobilization — (Amer.) de·mo·bi·li·za·tion || diː‚məʊbɪlaɪ zeɪʃn n. act of discharging from military service; disbanding of an army (also demobilisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Demobilization — Demob redirects here. For the television series, see Demob (TV series). For the British punk rock band see Demob (band). See also D Mob. Demobilization is the process of standing down a nation s armed forces from combat ready status. This may be… …   Wikipedia

  • demobilization — n. on, upon demobilization * * * upon demobilization on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • demobilization — noun act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops demobilization of factories immediate demobilization of the reserves • Syn: ↑demobilisation • Ant: ↑mobilization • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • demobilization — demobilize (also demobilise) ► VERB ▪ take (troops) out of active service. DERIVATIVES demobilization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Demobilization of the British Armed Forces after World War II — A page from the official demobilization handbook, Release and Resettlement, which allowed British servicemen to calculate their release group number. At the end of World War II, there were approximately five million service men and women in the… …   Wikipedia

  • demobilization — The process of transitioning a conflict or wartime military establishment and defense based civilian economy to a peacetime configuration while maintaining national security and economic vitality. See also mobilization …   Military dictionary

  • demobilization — noun see demobilize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • demobilization — See demobilize. * * * …   Universalium

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