Meaning of “motorized” in the English Dictionary

"motorized" in British English

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motorizedadjective

UK usually motorised uk /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

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

"motorized" in American English

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motorizedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmoʊ·t̬əˌrɑɪzd/

equipped with a motor:

a motorized wheelchair/telescope

(Definition of “motorized” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)