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mobilization

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The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Mobilization \Mob`i*li*za"tion\, n. [F. mobilization.] The act of mobilizing.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 The act of mobilize 2 The marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war. 3 The process by which the armed forces of a nation are brought to a state of readiness for a conflict. 4 (context geology English) The softening of rock...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1799, "a rendering movable," from French mobilisation , from mobiliser (see mobilize ). Military sense is from 1866.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops" [syn: mobilisation , militarization , militarisation ] [ant: demobilization ] act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action; "mobilization...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Mobilization is the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war . The word mobilization was first used, in a military context, in order to describe the preparation of the Russian army during the 1850s and 1860s. Mobilization theories...

Usage examples of mobilization.

Indian subcontinent, mitigated only by the rapid mobilization of hundreds of kinetics when the precog had come in.

Indian subcontinent, mitigated only by the rapid mobilization of hundreds of kinetics when the precog provide had come in.

Our Glorious Sultan means great efforts will be made to catch my rogue murderer, including the mobilization of torturers, but I do know this: that accursed man is now in the courtyard, among the other miniaturists and calligraphers, wearing a dignified and exceedingly tormented expression as he gazes at my coffin.

When in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the concept of nation was taken up in very different ideological contexts and led popular mobilizations in regions and countries within and outside Europe that had experienced neither the liberal revolution nor the same level of primitive accumulation, it still always was presented as a concept of capitalist modernization, which claimed to bring together the interclass demands for political unity and the needs of economic development.

Chief of Department of the NYPD ordered a second Level 4 mobilization, bringing the total number of NYPD officers responding to close to 2,000.

In the postcolonial countries, discipline required first of all transforming the massive popular mobilization for liberation into a mobilization for production.

Poland ordered army mobilization along the Czechoslovakian border, and there were boisterous mass demonstrations in Warsaw and in other Polish cities.

On July 11, 1944, Diefenbaker had read into Hansard a return of the call-up by mobilization districts, which showed that Kingston, Ontario, had fifteen times as many recruits as Quebec City, although the two areas had about the same population.

When in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the concept of nation was taken up in very different ideological contexts and led popular mobilizations in regions and countries within and outside Europe that had experienced neither the liberal revolution nor the same level of primitive accumulation, it still always was presented as a concept of capitalist modernization, which claimed to bring together the interclass demands for political unity and the needs of economic development.

America entered the war and began the mobilization of its forces and resources, the Quartermaster at Chicago was ordered to obtain bids for the delivery of 35,000 motortrucks of one and one-half tons capacity and 35,000 trucks of three tons capacity.

Romantic liberalism, including the mobilization of support for the Greek Revolution after that cause attracted the intense interest of Romantics and liberals in all parts of Europe and the United States in the 1820s.

The German and French armies each required two weeks to complete mobilization before a major attack could begin on the fifteenth day.

On leaving home on the morning of the fourth day of the mobilization Desnoyers, instead of betaking himself to the centre of the city, went in the opposite direction toward the rue de la Pompe.

Militiamen were rushing to their mobilization stations, air-raid wardens in their new armbands and helmets were standing on stepladders to tape over the streetlights, and everybody and his Aunt Sally were milling around talking to each other.

There were forty-four steps in Kahn's ladder, going from the first, Ostensible Crisis, up gradually through categories like Political and Diplomatic Gestures, Solemn and Formal Declarations, and Significant Mobilization, then more steeply through steps like Show of Force, Harassing Acts of Violence, Dramatic Military Confrontations, Large Conventional War, and then off into the unexplored zones of Barely Nuclear War, Exemplary Attacks Against Property, Civilian Devastation Attack, and right on up to number forty-four, Spasm or Insensate War.