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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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The commissioner assured residents the government has no plans of disarming the community and assured them that as soon as the vetting is over the cleared NPRs will get back their guns.
Referring to a recent statement by Massachusetts Institute of Technology scholar Vipin Narang and assertions by former Indian National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon in his book suggesting that India could shed its No-First Use doctrine and carry out disarming pre-emptive strikes against Pakistan, the former envoy said this did not come as a surprise because Pakistani security quarters never believed in an Indian declaratory statement of No-First Use, which could not be verified.
Apart from disarming the Renamo men, the document was also aimed at halting hostilities between the two sides.
In Disarming Conflict famed peace activist Ernie Regehr shows that force cannot simply override or transcend the social, political, and economic realities of conflict.
NNA - A senior Russian official on Tuesday welcomed a call by three European Union nations for Ukraine's government to distance itself from "extremist groups" and speed up the process of disarming them, Reuters reported.
"The Chief of the General Service [Staff] had told some people to disarm them [the Nuer soldiers] after telling them he was saving their lives by disarming them.
In relevant remarks in September, Iran welcomed Syria's decision to join the CWC, and said the move should be followed by disarming Israel of all its Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs).
Mr Thompson won a bravery award from police for his courage in disarming the robber.
"Following the victory of Lebanon in 2000 and dismissing the Israeli occupation from south Lebanon, the aim of the US and Israel became disarming the resistance, particularly the arms of Hizbollah," Nasrallah said in a speech at an Iftar banquet on Wednesday.
TRIPOLI: The issue of disarming former rebels who fought Moamar Qaddafi forces is "more complex" than it appears, but these militias will be demilitarized soon, Prime Minister Abdel Rahim Al-Kib said on Thursday.
However, incoming Prime Minister Abdurrahim el-Keib told France24 radio Friday that disarming rebels "is going to take some time" and that "we will not force people to take quick and hasty decisions." He says his government, in charge during an eight-month transition, would only disarm fighters once they can be offered alternatives, including jobs.