demilitarise vs disarm what difference

what is difference between demilitarise and disarm

English

Etymology

de- +‎ militarise

Verb

demilitarise (third-person singular simple present demilitarises, present participle demilitarising, simple past and past participle demilitarised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of demilitarize.


English

Etymology

From Middle English desarmen (to divest of arms), from Anglo-Norman desarmer.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈɑː(ɹ)m/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(r)m

Verb

disarm (third-person singular simple present disarms, present participle disarming, simple past and past participle disarmed)

  1. (transitive) To deprive of weapons; to deprive of the means of attack or defense; to render defenseless.
  2. (transitive) To deprive of the means or the disposition to harm; to render harmless or innocuous
  3. (intransitive) To lay down arms; to stand down.
  4. (intransitive) To reduce one’s own military forces.
  5. (transitive) To disable the security systems on.

Translations

Noun

disarm (plural disarms)

  1. The act of depriving a person of a weapon they carry.
    • 2010, Steven Kaplan, Taiho-Jutsu: The Art of Arrests (page 194)
      As a brief background, the gun disarms originally taught to S.A.C. Airmen as part of the Combative Measures program were taken from Kodokan Goshin-Jutsu.

References

  • disarm in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • dirams

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