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disarm

[dis′ärm]
(ordnance)
To remove the detonating device or fuse of a bomb, mine, or other piece of explosive ordnance, or otherwise render it incapable of exploding in its usual manner.
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The occurrence of this type of speech-typical conjunction as well as topic resumption but, concession but, and but after disarmers to link paratactic and hypotactic clauses was 39% higher in Creole-English-speaking students' academic expository texts than in those of their ESL counterparts (Clachar, 2003 supports similar findings).
The first is his determination that the postwar security community is divided into two groups--the disarmers and the resisters--and that all actors, from presidents to scholars, necessarily fall into one camp or the other.
They seem to want to take the Conservative Party down the disastrous road trodden by Labour's unilateral nuclear disarmers in the early 1980s.
Oh, that's just the preamble, counter the Obama disarmers, insisting that part doesn't matter.
The Clinton-Yeltsin summit in May disappointed disarmers because it issued no clear call for START II ratification, much less any reference to START III.
Would they do that if it was a blockade by at trade union, anti-capitalists, animal rights, Greenpeace, nuclear disarmers, or Friends of the Earth?
Gore made a name for himself by trying to reach a compromise between the unilateral disarmers in the Democratic Party and the hawks in the Reagan administration who wanted to squander vast sums on an MX missile.
The anti-gun movement has been citing a few studies done by hard-line disarmers at the Violence Policy Center and Americans for Gun Safety.