mech·a·nize / ˈmekəˌnīz/ • v. [tr.] (often be mechanized) introduce machines or automatic devices into (a process, activity, or place): the farm was mechanized in the 1950s. ∎ equip (a military force) with modern weapons and vehicles: [as adj.] (mechanized) the units comprised tanks and mechanized infantry. ∎ give a mechanical character to: public virtue cannot be mechanized or formulated. DERIVATIVES: mech·a·ni·za·tion / ˌmekənəˈzāshən/ n. mech·a·niz·er n.
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