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English definition of “militarized”

militarized

adjective (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
(Definition of militarized adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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