militarized - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈmɪlɪtəraɪzd/
  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

derived words

militarization

 

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/ˌmɪlɪtəraɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]

militarize

verb [intransitive/transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theymilitarize
he/she/itmilitarizes
present participlemilitarizing
past tensemilitarized
past participlemilitarized