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adjective     militarized pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    a militarized area is one that is controlled by an army and has a lot of weapons and soldiers in it
  2. 2
    a militarized group, such as the police, is one that uses weapons and is organized like an army

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     militarization pronunciation in American English
/ˌmɪlɪtərɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemilitarizing
past tensemilitarized
past participlemilitarized

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