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de·mob(dē-mŏb′) Chiefly British
tr.v. de·mobbed, de·mob·bing, de·mobs
To demobilize (armed forces).
Demobilization of armed forces.
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vb, -mobs, -mobbing or -mobbed
(Military) short for demobilize
a. short for demobilization
b. (as modifier): a demob suit.
2. (Military) a soldier who has been demobilized
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n., v. -mobbed, -mob•bing. Chiefly Brit. n.
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Past participle: demobbed
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demob[ˈdiːmɒb] (British) n (= release) → démobilisation f demob suit
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