Etymology
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mobilization (n.)

1799, "a rendering movable," from French mobilisation, from mobiliser (see mobilize). Military sense of "act of putting in readiness for service" is from 1866. Sociological sense of "organizing of latent social energy to bring about change in society" is by 1953.

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Definitions of mobilization

mobilization (n.)
act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops";
Synonyms: mobilisation / militarization / militarisation
mobilization (n.)
act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action;
mobilization of the country's economic resources
Synonyms: mobilisation
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