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



    (British English also -isation) noun
    BrE BrE//ˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmoʊbələˈzeɪʃn//
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  1. 1preparations that bring together the people and weapons that will be needed in order for a country to fight a war At the peak of mobilization in September 1942, there were 157 000 in the armed services.
  2. 2the act of bringing together the things that are needed for a particular purpose the mobilization of funds for development activities