demobilisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n demobilisation act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops "demobilization of factories","immediate demobilization of the reserves"
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Usage

In literature:

You can get yourself reinstated and properly demobilised.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
When he was demobilised his job was gone, back home, and I wished him on Mr. Monk as a chauffeur.
"Alias The Lone Wolf" by Louis Joseph Vance
His papers showed him to be a demobilised Russian soldier.
"With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia" by John Ward
Particulars were to be taken before filling up demobilisation forms.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 8, 1919" by Various
How is a respectable tramp to know when his group is called for demobilisation if he is not even given a group?
"Punch, Volume 156, January 22, 1919." by Various
We believe you dealt with our Mr. James Langford, who joined up in May, 1915, and is not yet demobilised.
"Punch, Volume 156, 26 March 1919" by Various
If the former, is he available for demobilisation, and if the latter, is he eligible for retention?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 26, 1919" by Various
Furthermore she has been putting on a lot of muscle of late and demobilisation means certain death.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 18, 1919" by Various
The Officer i/e Demobilisation will demobilise you while you wait (provided you can wait long enough).
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 5, 1919" by Various
You have that slip entitling you to immediate demobilisation?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, March 19, 1919" by Various
They were waiting for their demobilisation gratuities.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, May 28, 1919." by Various
It is refreshing to come across a case of really rapid demobilisation.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 19, 1919" by Various
Here we must pause to notice that to ask Russia to demobilise, without requiring the same measure from Austria, was manifestly unjust.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
Please understand that there was no talk of discharging me; no talk of demobilising me; no talk even of disembodying me.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, March 24, 1920." by Various
Demobilisation commenced in January, and by the end of February the disintegration of the Battalion was proceeding rapidly.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
Long-standing friendships and partnerships were rapidly broken up by the departure of drafts for demobilisation.
"The Seventh Manchesters" by S. J. Wilson
When demobilised on 5th November last I applied for a disability pension.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 13, 1920" by Various
At Domart the one real topic was Demobilisation.
"The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry" by G. K. Rose
Jan 2nd Demobilisation begun.
"The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919" by W.C.C. Weetman
Do you want to be demobilised?
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
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