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English definition of “militarized”

militarized

adjective uk (UK usually militarised)   /ˈmɪl.ɪ.tər.aɪzd/ us    /-t̬ə.raɪzd/
describes an area, country, or organization that has a large, strong army and other armed forces and many weapons: North Korea is said to be the world's most heavily militarized country, with over one million men in the armed forces.Providing weapons or taking weapons away
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