mobilize Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “mobilize” - English Dictionary

Definition of "mobilize" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

mobilizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈmoʊ·bəˌlɑɪz/
to ​organizepeople to ​support something or to make a ​part of an ​organizationready for a ​specialpurpose: We're ​teachingpeople to mobilize and show ​theirsupport for ​theirlibraries.
mobilization
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌmoʊ·bə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/
[U] Both ​parties have ​engaged in ​massive mobilization ​efforts .
(Definition of mobilize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "mobilize" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

mobilizeverb

(UK usually mobilise) uk   /ˈməʊ.bɪ.laɪz/  us   /ˈmoʊ-/
[T] to ​organize or ​prepare something, such as a ​group of ​people, for a ​purpose: Representatives for all the ​maincandidates are ​trying to mobilize ​voter support. [I or T] to ​prepare to ​fight, ​especially in a ​war: The ​government has mobilized several of the army's ​topcombatunits. Troops have been mobilizing for the past three ​weeks.
mobilization
noun [U] (UK also mobilisation) uk   /ˌməʊ.bɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌmoʊ.bɪ.lə-/
(Definition of mobilize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mobilize?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More