militarized militarized  /ˈmɪ lə tə ˌraɪzd/


  • (adj) issued military arms


  1. But despite the rubber-plantation and road projects, these three southernmost provinces have also turned into a giant militarized zone over the past couple years.
  2. These two men have much in common, it is true, starting with the proclivity for militarized pomp and circumstance, which gave both regimes a kitschy and sinister edge.
  3. In less than a decade, the island has become heavily militarized.


  • Prepare the Internet for battle, suggests UK official

    A recently published report on potential scenarios of cyber-conflict, The Global Cyber-Game, says it is inevitable that the Internet will be "militarized"—used to serve the needs of military conflict between nations—and that ICT will increasingly be both an important means and a target of such conflict. Published as the result of a lengthy study by the UK's Defense Academy—the educational and ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PC World


  1. Matt Lauer said on the "Today" show that "after careful consideration, NBC News has decided that a change in terminology is warranted, that the situation is Iraq with armed militarized factions fighting for their own political agendas can now be...
    on Nov 27, 2006 By: Matt Lauer Source: Washington Post

  2. "We have a militarized, polarized situation," Biti said in a news conference. "There is violence, intolerance, hate speech and vitriolic propaganda."
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Tendai Biti Source: USA Today

  3. "It's completely militarized around here. It is completely illegal, unconstitutional," Democratic Revolution congressman Cuauhtemoc Sandoval told The Associated Press. "Vicente Fox started out as a president, and is finishing up as a...
    on Aug 31, 2006 By: Cuauhtémoc Source: International Herald Tribune

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