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Supply (a place that has previously been demilitarized) with new military resources.‘the Rhineland was remilitarized in 1936’
- ‘Turkey eventually rejected the terms of that treaty, and subsequently Turkey remilitarized the straits area.’
- ‘Why was Hitler allowed to remilitarize the Rhineland, annex Austria, and invade Czechoslovakia before the Allies confronted him over his incursion into Poland in September 1939?’
- ‘German forces remilitarized the territory in 1936, as part of a diplomatic test of will, three years before the outbreak of the Second World War.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.