mobilization

noun mo·bi·li·za·tion \ ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən \
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

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

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First Known Use of mobilization

1799

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mobilization Synonyms

Synonyms

marshaling (also marshalling), rally, rallying;

Phrases

call to arms;


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


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