demobilise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v demobilise retire from military service
    • v demobilise release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Demobilise de-mob′il-īz to take out of mobilisation: to disband
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

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
NEVER INDULGED IN DEMOBILISATION TALK.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, April 23, 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
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