militarise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v militarise adopt for military use "militarize the Civil Service"
    • v militarise lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force "militarize Germany again after the war"
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Usage

In literature:

In Germany the nation was militarised, in England the army was specialised.
"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" by H. G. Wells
Universal military training has not militarised Switzerland nor has it Australia.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
The world is now militarised.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Discipline was now rigorous in the army, and the civil administration had been militarised.
"Carry On!" by Herbert Strang
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