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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of militarize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Equipped with eapons; armed; -- used of persons, regions, or the military. Contrasted to unarmed and demilitarized.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. issued military arms

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Examples

  • Haq, former head of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence, said neither Pakistan nor the west had managed to defeat the Taliban with what he called a militarized counterinsurgency strategy.

    The Seattle Times

  • We even went down to what the Hezbollah fighters call the militarized zone, which is the combat area in the south.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2006

  • But a "militarized" world without nuclear weapons would also be untenable, he suggested, since it would leave other nations potentially vulnerable to U.S. military power.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Nor would I buy or recommend any rifle, "militarized" or otherwise, as a sole self-defense weapon.

    Think Progress

  • The police have been "militarized" over the last decade and we are seeing the results.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • I am not 'militarized' today, so I may be suckin 'canal water ... but it seems we are now so well trained and (dare I say .. controlled?

    Latest Articles

  • The first major English-speaking spheres were trade and militarized colonial expansion, but the impetus has been increasingly commercial, and increasingly sparked by made-in-the-USA technology.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Worse, it has been poorly militarized without defined goals.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More on Israeli Incompetence

  • How are prisoners held in a maximum security facility in a highly militarized zone of Cuba a flight risk?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Andrew McCarthy Sticks to His Guns (And He May Be Pointing Them at You Next)

  • Rejecting the broad consensus of arms control advocates that the Middle East is too militarized already and that the Saudis already possess military capabilities well in excess of their legitimate security needs, the Obama administration is effectively insisting that this volatile region does not yet have enough armaments and that the United States must send even more.

    Stephen Zunes: Arming the Saudis

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