Meaning of “mechanize” in the English Dictionary

"mechanize" in British English

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mechanizeverb [ T ]

UK usually mechanise uk /ˈmek.ə.naɪz/ us /ˈmek.ə.naɪz/
mechanization
noun [ U ] UK usually mechanisation uk /ˌmek.ə.naɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌmek.ə.nəˈzeɪ.ʃən/
mechanized
adjective UK usually mechanised uk /ˈmek.ə.naɪzd/ us /ˈmek.ə.naɪzd/

(Definition of “mechanize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mechanize" in Business English

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mechanizeverb [ T ]

UK also mechanise uk /ˈmekənaɪz/ us PRODUCTION

to use machines to do something that used to be done by hand:

Farming has been mechanized, reducing the need for labour.
Work is done in a highly mechanized way.

(Definition of “mechanize” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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