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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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A successful disarming, decapitating or pre-emptive strike against adversary possessing credible nuclear weapons capability is considered an impossibility as a rational decision,' he maintained hoping that India would act as 'a rational actor and would not undertake this dangerous exercise of launching a pre-emptive strike.
I will be quoting liberally from Disarming Conflict for years to come.
Nazi raids on Jewish quarters to search for firearms also took place in this period, and Nazi power was consolidated in part by disarming "the politically unreliable" and the "enemies of the state.
As part of officer training, law enforcement agencies need to establish protocols for disarming suspects before officers interview them.
IN SAFE HANDS: Honoured for disarming a knifeman were (far left) John Finney and Michael Parton while (left) PC Alan Spittles came up with answers to crime problems faced by people in north Warwickshire
Theinspectors believe, and they will say so next Tuesday, that there is a possibility of reaching the objective (of disarming Iraq) without a war.
Kawaguchi told Kavan that disarming Iraq is every country's goal, the official said.
BRITAIN and America plan to attack Iraq in nine days, despite a report by Hans Blix saying Saddam Hussein is disarming.
Downing Street said the resolution would give Saddam only weeks to toe the line by disarming peacefully.
Bush said: "Saddam will play like he's going to disarm but he has no intention of disarming.
He repeated his belief that there was ``no way out'' for Saddam other than disarming himself of weapons of mass destruction.
The deadline for voluntary disarmament expired last month and the army is currently disarming the tribesmen by force.