militarization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n militarization act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
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Usage

In literature:

We speak vaguely of militarism.
"Armageddon--And After" by W. L. Courtney
It has been compelled to face German militarism by erecting a system of universal military training.
"A School History of the Great War" by Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
COLLEGIO MILITARE, POPE'S CHAPEL.
"The Florentine Painters of the Renaissance" by Bernhard Berenson
Until militarism is subordinated, there can be no World Peace.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
That world has been reminded of a great truth which had been partly forgotten by those whose faith lay in militarism.
"Before the War" by Viscount Richard Burton Haldane
For long it was not understood here what England meant by the term militarism.
"In the World War" by Count Ottokar Czernin
No autocracy, then, in the League of Nations, no German militarism nor Austrian imperialism in it.
"Fighting France" by Stephane Lauzanne
Military nations are unintelligent nations, and militarism is always brutalizing.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
Where men are military there is no militarism.
"A Short History of England" by G. K. Chesterton
This is the spirit of anti-militarism.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
Spain, ruled by a clique of privileged Catalonians, groaned under all the oppressiveness of militarism, with none of its power.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The foul cancer of militarism has fastened itself upon Germany.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Apparently he did not feel himself competent to counteract general mass militarism.
"The Mistakes of Jesus" by William Floyd
Some accuse politics or business; others social problems or militarism.
"The Simple Life" by Charles Wagner
A lasting peace built upon the ruins of German militarism.
"Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S." by Percy F. Westerman
The authors attacked militarism by depicting the horrors of war in the plainest terms.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
In the second place, the new international organization will have a far-reaching influence on militarism.
"Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth
He had thought it fitting to be a determined enemy to militarism.
"Aspects and Impressions" by Edmund Gosse
The forces of militarism and federalism had been too strong for them.
"The South American Republics Part I of II" by Thomas C. Dawson
The analysis of militarism in the last chapter over-reaches itself by trying to prove too much.
"The Accumulation of Capital" by Rosa Luxemburg
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In news:

But Mindanao is also a tense, highly militarized place.
Yet our police forces have only become more militarized.
Self-delusion and the cult of militarism.
Argentina has lodged a formal protest at the United Nations over British 'militarization' around the disputed Falkland Islands, with Buenos Aires claiming Friday that Britain had sent a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic .
Tom Long on worship and the absurd : "I recently learned that 'Onward Christian Soldiers' can speak truth—when it's not a display of militarism but just patently ridiculous".
Don't Militarize the Borders .
Don't militarize the climate debate.
Colombian women have faced internal displacement, militarization, sexual violence, and the forced recruitment of their children into the conflict.
The Duty Of The Military In A Militarized Empire.
"Guns & Butter " investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics.
"My priorities, you cut off all foreign welfare and foreign militarism and corporate welfare before you go after child health-care.".
'Militarized urbanism' chokes US cities.
Self- Delusion and the Cult of Militarism.
SHANGHAI — China's state-run news media warned Washington on Friday not to "recklessly practice militarism" or engage in "war mongering," a day after the Obama administration outlined a new military strategy with an increased focus on China.
Critics chose not raise alarm about the spread of US militarism.
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