View synonyms for mobilization


[ moh-buh-lahy-zey-shuhn ]


  1. the act or process of marshaling, organizing, or preparing something for action:

    The study was undertaken as part of the mobilization for Ebola prevention in Sierra Leone.

  2. the act or process of calling up or organizing military forces to prepare for active service, or of organizing industries, goods, etc., to serve the government in time of war:

    As an infantryman, he was on the front lines assisting in the mobilization of vehicles, troops, and weaponry.

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Other Words From

  • coun·ter·mo·bi·li·za·tion especially British, coun·ter·mo·bi·li·sa·tion noun
  • re·mo·bi·li·za·tion especially British, re·mo·bi·li·sa·tion noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mobilization1

First recorded in 1795–1805; mobiliz(e) ( def ) + -ation ( def )

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Example Sentences

Another group that works to mobilize voters of color set up tables at a recent high school graduation to register newly eligible young voters.

During the first wave, I mostly mobilized to support the spots in my immediate neighborhood — the places I walk by with the dog daily, the ones whose patios I’m mostly likely to populate once this is all over.

From Eater

For example, Huang says his team learned that each live-stream influencer mobilizes its fan base to exhibit different purchasing behaviors, so it will continue to create bespoke prediction models for each of its top influencers.

Nse Ufot, chief executive of the New Georgia Project, which focuses on mobilizing young voters of color, compared him to Kemp.

If everyone reading this got their Plus Two, the OZY community could mobilize significant new numbers of voters.

From Ozy

Since the outbreak began in March, global mobilization efforts to combat the epidemic have been severely delayed.

Jasarevic noted social mobilization—whether done on Twitter or atop a soapbox—is only a part of the solution.

We are watching the largest mobilization in a generation of volunteers traveling abroad to join a war.

Their approach encompasses outreach, education, community mobilization, and civic partnerships.

When politicians use ethnic mobilization to promote their agendas, violence can metastasize quickly.

Therefore, when the word mobilization was spoken throughout Germany it was more than a call.

When the mobilization was ordered, every farmer brought his horses to the town, where they were inspected.

But German mobilization means every precaution possible for their country as well as foreign aggression.

But the mobilization of her several million troops at the end of the first week increased the cost to many times that amount.

Austria hoped to confine the fight to Servia, while Russia showed her warlike attitude by mobilization.





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