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motorized

adjective uk ( UK usually motorised)   /ˈməʊ.tər.aɪzd/ us    /ˈmoʊ.t̬ə.raɪzd/

motorized adjective (WITH AN ENGINE)

specially fitted with an engine or motor: a motorized wheelchair

motorized adjective (SOLDIERS)

Soldiers who are motorized are provided with wheeled vehicles that have engines: motorized infantry
Translations of “motorized”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有引擎的, 機動的,裝有引擎或馬達的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机动的…
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