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English definition of “mobilize”

mobilize

verb (UK usually mobilise)     /ˈməʊ.bɪ.laɪz/ US  /ˈmoʊ-/
[T] to organize or prepare something, such as a group of people, for a purpose: Representatives for all the main candidates are trying to mobilize voter support.Managing and organizing [I or T] to prepare to fight, especially in a war: The government has mobilized several of the army's top combat units. Troops have been mobilizing for the past three weeks.Fighting mobilization (UK also mobilisation)     /ˌməʊ.bɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmoʊ.bɪ.lə-/ noun [U]
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