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

     

    militarization

     noun
    (British English also -isation)noun
    BrE BrE//ˌmɪlɪtəraɪˈzeɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪlɪtərəˈzeɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the act of making something operate in a similar way to the armed forces the increasing militarization of society
  2. 2the act of sending armed forces to an area In his speech the President called for increased militarization of the border. opposite demilitarization