disarmament

[dis-ahr-muh-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act or an instance of disarming.
2.
the reduction or limitation of the size, equipment, armament, etc., of the army, navy, or air force of a country.

Origin:
1785–95; disarm + -ament, after armament

nondisarmament, noun
prodisarmament, adjective
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disarmament (dɪsˈɑːməmənt)
 
n
1.  the reduction of offensive or defensive fighting capability, as by a nation
2.  the act of disarming or state of being disarmed

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disarmament
1795, see dis- + armament.
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Example sentences
And he did so to advance his political agenda for nuclear disarmament.
Consider also mistakes, only nuclear disarmament can make you safe.
To judge from the discussions so far the prospects for continuing disarmament
  and slowing proliferation don't look promising.
They have become a false measure of disarmament in the eyes of people.
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