disarmament

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disarm +‎ -ment.

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disarmament (countable and uncountable, plural disarmaments)

  1. The reduction or the abolition of the military forces and armaments of a nation, and of its capability to wage war.
  2. The act of disarming an opponent in a fight.
    • 1974, Black Belt (volume 12, number 11, page 15)
      With spears, swords and knives flying off the stage from intended defensive disarmament, no one sitting near the stage could afford to even blink his eyes.

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