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Verb: militarize  'mi-li-tu,rIz
  1. Lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
    "militarize Germany again after the war";
    - militarise [Brit]
     
  2. Adopt for military use
    "militarize the Civil Service";
    - militarise [Brit]

Derived forms: militarized, militarizing, militarizes

Type of: alter, change, modify

Antonym: demilitarize

Encyclopedia: Militarize