Definition of disarmament in English:

disarmament

noun

mass noun
  • The reduction or withdrawal of military forces and weapons.

    ‘the public wanted peace and disarmament’
    as modifier ‘disarmament treaties between America and the former Soviet Union’
    • ‘I fear that bypassing the United Nations and demanding regime change by force instead of working toward peaceful disarmament is a dangerous step for our nation.’
    • ‘Now we know that disarmament and weapons of mass destruction were a blind designed to hide the true objective of regime change.’
    • ‘In the end they're going to have to choose peace and disarmament or a private army and war.’
    • ‘Arms control and disarmament are distinct from the laws of war.’
    • ‘Why not wait and see how far we can move it towards disarmament of weapons of mass destruction by the attrition of political pressure?’
    • ‘The record of arms control and disarmament in the post-Cold War era is confusing.’
    • ‘The virtual disarmament by European nations which followed World War One led directly to World War Two.’
    • ‘I am the Minister responsible for disarmament in terms of nuclear weapons.’
    • ‘Universal controlled disarmament must replace deterrence and arms control as the national defense goal.’
    • ‘The condition of its peace settlement in the early 1990s was its disarmament.’
    • ‘Should we be forced to commit our troops because of his failure to disarm, the mission will be complete disarmament, which will mean regime change.’
    • ‘I also think that the right body to force disarmament, and to cause a regime change is the U.N.’
    • ‘The Ulster Unionist Party played to try and force the complete disarmament of the IRA.’
    • ‘Operation Axe included the demobilization and disarmament of the Italian Army.’
    • ‘In general, both arms control and disarmament deal with the same subject - arms stability.’
    demilitarization, demobilization, deactivation of arms, deactivation of weapons, decommissioning, decommissioning of arms, decommissioning of weapons, laying down of arms, laying down of weapons
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Pronunciation

disarmament

/dɪsˈɑːməm(ə)nt/