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Noun: militarization  ,mi-li-tu-ru'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,mi-li-tu-rI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. Act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency
    "militarization of the troops";
    - mobilization, mobilisation [Brit], militarisation [Brit]

Derived forms: militarizations

Type of: social control

Encyclopedia: Militarization