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Definition of "disarmament" []

  • The act of laying down arms, especially the reduction or abolition of a nation's military forces and armaments. (noun)
  • The condition of being disarmed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disarmament" in a sentence
  • "Reducing anger and jealousy on an individual level - what he termed 'inner disarmament' leads to 'external disarmament' on a wider level, he said."
  • "Attempting to de-link nonproliferation from disarmament is a fool's game."
  • ""I think a verbal disarmament is absolutely necessary" when talking about global exchange rates, said Axel Weber, who is also president of Germany's Bundesbank."