[ mek-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈmɛk əˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with object), mech·a·nized, mech·a·niz·ing.
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Also especially British, mech·a·nise .
OTHER WORDS FROM mechanizemech·a·ni·za·tion [mek-uh-nahy-zey-shuhn], /ˌmɛk ə naɪˈzeɪ ʃən/, nounmech·a·niz·er, nounun·mech·a·nized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mechanize
/ (ˈmɛkəˌnaɪz) /
to equip (a factory, industry, etc) with machinery
to make mechanical, automatic, or monotonous
to equip (an army, etc) with motorized or armoured vehicles
Derived forms of mechanizemechanization or mechanisation, nounmechanizer or mechaniser, noun
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