Etymology
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militarization (n.)

"action of turning (something) to military use," 1881 (in italics in a 1871 translation from French), probably rendering French militarisation (by 1853); noun of action from militarize (q.v.).

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Definitions of militarization

militarization (n.)
act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops";
Synonyms: mobilization / mobilisation / militarisation
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