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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)







"mobilize" in British English

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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)
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