Definition of disarmament noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪsˈɑːməmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɑːrməmənt//
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the fact of a country reducing the size of its armed forces or the number of weapons, especially nuclear weapons, that it has nuclear disarmament disarmament talks compare armamentExtra examples He believes in using limited force to achieve disarmament. The party supports multilateral disarmament. They campaigned for nuclear disarmament. a UN resolution that demands the disarmament of the country a spokesman for the UN-backed disarmament programme/​program diplomatic efforts to resolve remaining disarmament issues failures to comply with disarmament obligations
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