Definition of demilitarization in US English:

demilitarization

(British demilitarisation)

noun

  • See demilitarize

    • ‘‘It means working for universal demilitarisation and nuclear disarmament,’ he said.’
    • ‘He said the issues remained those of police reform, demilitarisation, decommissioning of paramilitary weapons and investigations into specific cases of past human rights abuses.’
    • ‘He said the sensitive issues of disarmament and demilitarization in the battle zone would be discussed Tuesday as part of the issues related to the resettlement.’
    • ‘Political commitments to demilitarisation notwithstanding, the military chiefs won't give up their toys.’
    • ‘The looming prospect of war has given an upcoming conference on disarmament and demilitarisation a heightened sense of urgency.’

Pronunciation

demilitarization

/dəˌmilədəˌrīˈzāSHən/