demob vs demobilize what difference

what is difference between demob and demobilize

English

Etymology

Clipping of demobilize.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /diˈmɒb/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /diˈmɑb/

Verb

demob (third-person singular simple present demobs, present participle demobbing, simple past and past participle demobbed)

  1. (Britain) To demobilize; to release someone from military service.

Noun

demob (plural demobs)

  1. (Britain) Demobilization; release from military service.
    • 2004, Andrea Levy, Small Island, London: Review, Chapter Thirty-seven, p. 365,[1]
      [] word was, some men were getting their demob quicker than others.

Derived terms

  • demob suit

Anagrams

  • B-mode, mobed


English

Alternative forms

  • (UK) demobilise

Etymology

de- +‎ mobilize

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈməʊbɪlaɪz/

Verb

demobilize (third-person singular simple present demobilizes, present participle demobilizing, simple past and past participle demobilized)

  1. To release someone from military duty, especially after a war.
  2. To disband troops, or remove them from a war footing.

Related terms

  • demobilization

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