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de·mob

 (dē-mŏb′) Chiefly British
tr.v. de·mobbed, de·mob·bing, de·mobs
To demobilize (armed forces).
n.
Demobilization of armed forces.
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demob

(diːˈmɒb)
vb, -mobs, -mobbing or -mobbed
(Military) short for demobilize
n
1. (Military)
a. short for demobilization
b. (as modifier): a demob suit.
2. (Military) a soldier who has been demobilized
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de•mob

(diˈmɒb)

n., v. -mobbed, -mob•bing. Chiefly Brit. n.
1. demobilization.
v.t.
2. todemobilize.
[1915–20; by shortening]
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demob


Past participle: demobbed
Gerund: demobbing

Imperative
demob
demob
Present
I demob
you demob
he/she/it demobs
we demob
you demob
they demob
Preterite
I demobbed
you demobbed
he/she/it demobbed
we demobbed
you demobbed
they demobbed
Present Continuous
I am demobbing
you are demobbing
he/she/it is demobbing
we are demobbing
you are demobbing
they are demobbing
Present Perfect
I have demobbed
you have demobbed
he/she/it has demobbed
we have demobbed
you have demobbed
they have demobbed
Past Continuous
I was demobbing
you were demobbing
he/she/it was demobbing
we were demobbing
you were demobbing
they were demobbing
Past Perfect
I had demobbed
you had demobbed
he/she/it had demobbed
we had demobbed
you had demobbed
they had demobbed
Future
I will demob
you will demob
he/she/it will demob
we will demob
you will demob
they will demob
Future Perfect
I will have demobbed
you will have demobbed
he/she/it will have demobbed
we will have demobbed
you will have demobbed
they will have demobbed
Future Continuous
I will be demobbing
you will be demobbing
he/she/it will be demobbing
we will be demobbing
you will be demobbing
they will be demobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demobbing
you have been demobbing
he/she/it has been demobbing
we have been demobbing
you have been demobbing
they have been demobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demobbing
you will have been demobbing
he/she/it will have been demobbing
we will have been demobbing
you will have been demobbing
they will have been demobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demobbing
you had been demobbing
he/she/it had been demobbing
we had been demobbing
you had been demobbing
they had been demobbing
Conditional
I would demob
you would demob
he/she/it would demob
we would demob
you would demob
they would demob
Past Conditional
I would have demobbed
you would have demobbed
he/she/it would have demobbed
we would have demobbed
you would have demobbed
they would have demobbed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.demob - retire from military service
muster out, discharge - release from military service
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Translations

demob

[ˈdiːmɒb] (British) n (= release) → démobilisation f demob suit
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demob

(Brit)
n abbr of demobilizationEntlassung faus dem Kriegsdienst
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"The first badges will be issued in March next year, to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the demobbing of the last Bevin Boy.
The application process for the badge will be introduced towards the end of this year with the first awards expected in March to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the demobbing of the last Bevin Boy.
Their new report asked for international monitors to ensure a smooth transition after the war and reforms to include demobbing child soldiers, clearing landmines and protection for refugees returning home.