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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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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.
This is what's important for our fellow citizens to realize; that if he really intended to disarm, like the world has asked him to do, we would know whether he was disarming.
Says Iraq is not co-operating or disarming and that time is running out for inspections.
He repeated his belief that there was ``no way out'' for Saddam other than disarming himself of weapons of mass destruction.
JIM WALLIS, in arguing for disarming Iraq without war ("Disarm Iraq .
The deadline for voluntary disarmament expired last month and the army is currently disarming the tribesmen by force.
Disarming the Nation: Women's Writing and the American Civil War.
In addition to disarming enzymes, she notes, the drug reduced the overproduction of cytokines such as interleukin-1 beta.
Thus far, without a full-scale war, you have been successful in marshalling the United Nations and the world community to affirm the importance of disarming Saddam Hussein of all weapons of mass destruction.
The forces registered major successes in disarming other communities, but continue to face resistance in Murle areas.
A day earlier, a gathering of Afghan civil and military officials, tribal elders, as well as ISAF representatives discussed the need for disarming the gunmen.