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militarise

Definitions of militarise
  1. verb
    lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
    synonyms: militarize
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    Antonyms:
    demilitarise, demilitarize
    do away with the military organization and potential of
    types:
    mobilise, mobilize
    get ready for war
    remilitarise, remilitarize
    militarize anew
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  2. verb
    adopt for military use
    synonyms: militarize
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    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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