demob

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Etymology[edit]

Clipping of demobilize.

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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.

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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.

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