Meaning of demilitarize

de•mil•i•ta•rize

Pronunciation: (dē-mil'i-tu-rīz"), [key]
— -rized, -riz•ing.
  1. to deprive of military character; free from militarism.
  2. to place under civil instead of military control.
  3. to forbid military use of (a border zone).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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