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verb disarm pronunciation in British English /dɪsˈɑː(r)m/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledisarming
past tensedisarmed
past participledisarmed
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to take someones weapons so that they can no longer use them
    a plan to disarm paramilitary groups
    1. a.
      [intransitive] if a country or organization disarms, it reduces or gets rid of its weapons or armed forces
      Terrorist groups are unlikely to disarm.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to make someone feel less angry or unfriendly because of the way you behave or talk to them
    Interviewers are disarmed by her straightforward approach.


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