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Noun: mobilization  ,mow-bu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,mow-bi-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. Act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency
    "mobilization of the troops";
    - mobilisation [Brit], militarization, militarisation [Brit]
     
  2. Act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action
    "mobilization of the country's economic resources";
    - mobilisation [Brit]

Derived forms: mobilizations

Type of: assemblage, assembly, gathering, social control

Antonym: demobilization

Encyclopedia: Mobilization