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English definition of “mobilize”

mobilize

verb ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/ˈməʊbɪlaɪz/
POLITICS [T] to organize a group of people so that they support or oppose something or someone: He's trying to mobilize support for the strike.Managing and organizingCausing things to happen
WAR [I, T] formal to prepare for a war: The forces were fully mobilized for action.Joining or leaving the army
mobilization
 
 
/ˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of mobilize from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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