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- n. The act of mobilizing
- n. The marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war.
- n. The process by which the armed forces of a nation are brought to a state of readiness for a conflict.
- n. The softening of rock such that geochemical migration can take place
- n. The transport of a copy of a gene from one chromosome, or one organism to another
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of mobilizing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Milit., the act of mobilizing or putting in readiness for service; the act of putting a body of troops on a war footing: as, the mobilization of an army or a corps by mustering its members and organizing, equipping, and supplying it for active operations. Also spelled mobilisation.
- n. The act or process of rendering mobile or movable: as, the mobilization of a stiff joint.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action
- n. act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency:
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The word "mobilization" is on every Frenchman's lips.
The mechanism of mobilization is not rational argument; it is ‘emotional’ argument.
We are calling the mobilization Two Years Too Long and would like you to join.
As the Dona Farta [pt] blog points out, the unlikely and surprising element in the mobilization is that, even though Sarney has been accused of many wrong doings over the years, it is only now that people have realized he is not a politician to be trusted:
Many candidates believe voter mobilization is key to victory.
Women have been a key force in mobilization, training, member care, and on the field.
Note that local transportation mobilization is explicitly part of Stage III.
I should like to stress the fact that our industrial mobilization is not aimed at increasing the net trade between our two countries.
Joint industrial mobilization is not a commercial proposition -- it is aimed at making the most effective use of our common industrial capacity for our mutual defense.
WE had been shown, impressively, what it was to live through a mobilization; now we were to learn that mobilization is only one of the concomitants of martial law, and that martial law is not comfortable to live under – at least till one gets used to it.
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