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- n. the act of mobilising
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- n. Mobilization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See mobilization, mobilise.
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- 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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"We're going through now what we call our mobilisation phase where we're putting in our plans to commence that work."
Hamilton's depiction of how the internet might be used for political marketing and grassroots mobilisation is very impressive: this was starting in 2001, when he was writing, but that was still several years before YouTube, never mind Twitter.
His conclusion that President Wilson has been but marking time since war broke out, with no thought of mobilisation, is otherwise embodied in an anecdote that is going the rounds of late concerning two youthful Scotsmen who had taken their seats in a street car the other day.
The internet is being used as a tool of mobilisation, which is fantastic, but it only adds to the growing, incommensurate nature of the demands being made on government.
"The internet is being used as a tool of mobilisation, which is fantastic, but it only adds to the growing, incommensurate nature of the demands being made on government."
The projects, which are aimed at urban and rural renewal, are one visible aspect of the RDP but should not be confused with the RDP's longer term purpose, namely the mobilisation of all South Africans and South Africa's resources "toward the final eradication of the results of apartheid and the building of a democratic, non-racial and non-sexist future".
Organisers say the main catalyst for the mobilisation was the Goldstone Report, commissioned by the United Nations and written by renowned South African jurist Richard Goldstone.
The state-run newspaper Granma called the mobilisation the largest and most important in more than five years.
However, the Indian Army officially refused to term the mobilisation as a counter to the Chinese army's exercise.
The feminist left appealed to an 'unwritten law' by which Greek women's patriotic 'mobilisation' was located outside the state/military apparatus, informal and unofficial.