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disarm

in genetic terminology, to delete genes that are PATHOGENIC from, for example, a PLASMID or VIRUS.
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FDLR was expected to voluntarily disarm before January 2, according to a UN resolution.
Israel's main demand towards the end of its offensive was that Palestinian resistance groups disarm, a demand many Palestinians have scoffed at.
Opponents raised the specter of the--at that time--more recent Nazi experience, (6) and proponents denied that the Nazis made any use of records to disarm enemies.
When President Bush made the case for going to war against Iraq, he repeatedly stated that the purpose was to disarm Saddam's regime of its reputed weapons of mass destruction, pursuant to UN Security Council resolutions.
The government has decided to disarm the Pokot by force" Kenyan Security Minister John Michuki told Parliament in April.
The cease-fire calls for the Lebanese army to disarm Hezbollah and take control of southern Lebanon and the border with Israel, with help from a U.
However, both Lebanese government troops and international forces have balked at the prospect of being asked to use force to disarm the formidable Shiite militia.
They include two-person disarm and early ambush features that require redundant confirmation that a facility is safe.
A policeman was injured as he tried to disarm a teenager wielding a large knife.
Ideally, this process would involve two officers--with at least one being armed with a less lethal weapon in the event that the situation deteriorates--as the other officer tries to disarm the suspect.
The officers were able to disarm him using restraint techniques.
The sweep was part of the DISARM program - Developing Increased Safety Through Arms Recovery Management - initiated by county Supervisor Michael D.