Examples of militarize in a Sentence
militarize a country's foreign policy
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Sustained unrest has left more than 70 people dead, mobilized crowds of thousands daily and militarized the country under the National Guard, resulting in even more instability than before.
SYDNEY—Secretary of State Rex Tillerson forcefully called on China to stop militarizing islands in the South China Sea, to pressure North Korea and broadly to assume a more responsible role in Asia-Pacific stability.
In recent years, China has built and militarized manmade islands in the South China Sea.
This horrific violence requires us to reflect deeply on root causes, and is not an excuse to further militarize our communities.
And Act Two: Pepe le Pew-Pew-Pew. New York’s reptiles have militarized.
The Chinese message, in a Defense Ministry statement, suggested that China was further watering down a pledge made by its president, Xi Jinping, to not militarize the islands.
The Guardian reports that Uber sponsors a trade show that aims to militarize the police.
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MILITARIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of militarize for English Language Learners
: to put weapons and military forces in (an area)
: to give a military quality or character to (something)
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