mil·i·ta·rize / ˈmilətəˌrīz/ • v. [tr.] [often as adj.] (militarized) give (something, esp. an organization) a military character or style: militarized police forces. ∎ equip or supply (a place) with soldiers and other military resources: a militarized security zone. DERIVATIVES: mil·i·ta·ri·za·tion / ˌmilətərəˈzāshən/ n.
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