Definition Of demobilise


take (troops) out of active service, typically at the end of a war.

he was demobilized in February 1946

Example Of demobilise

  • About half the new recruits are drawn from such factional forces, which are supposed to be demobilising .

  • After World War II, the U.S. demobilized as quickly as it could.

  • As the western allies quickly demobilised after the war, the opposite was the case with the Soviets.

  • At war's end, most nonregular units were returned to their home state and demobilized .

  • Breaking up large elements of the army also raises the possibility that demobilized soldiers could affiliate with ethnic or tribal militias.

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