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English definition of “electrification”

electrification

noun [U] uk   /ɪˌlek.trɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
the process of making a machine or system operate using electricity when it did not before: the electrification of the railways electrification technologyElectricity and electronicsRailways and railway lines
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