mobilization

noun mo·bi·li·za·tion \ ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of mobilization

1 :the act of mobilizing
2 :the state of being mobilized

Examples of mobilization in a Sentence

  1. called for the prompt mobilization of all national resources to combat the deadly epidemic

Recent Examples of mobilization from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'mobilization.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of mobilization

1799

mobilization Synonyms


Medical Dictionary

mobilization

noun mo·bi·li·za·tion
variants: also British mobilisation play \ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

medical Definition of mobilization

1 :the act or process of mobilizing
  • mobilization of glycogen
2 :the state of being mobilized


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mobilization? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!