What does mobilization mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisation(noun)

    act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"

  2. mobilization, mobilisation(noun)

    act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action

    "mobilization of the country's economic resources"


  1. mobilization(Noun)

    The act of mobilizing

  2. mobilization(Noun)

    The marshalling of troops and national resources in preparation for war.

  3. mobilization(Noun)

    The process by which the armed forces of a nation are brought to a state of readiness for a conflict.

  4. mobilization(Noun)

    The softening of rock such that geochemical migration can take place

  5. mobilization(Noun)

    The transport of a copy of a gene from one chromosome, or one organism to another

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mobilization(noun)

    the act of mobilizing

  2. Origin: [F. mobilization.]


  1. Mobilization

    Mobilization is the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war. The word mobilization was first used, in a military context, in order to describe the preparation of the Russian army during the 1850s and 1860s. Mobilization theories and techniques have continuously changed since then. The opposite of mobilization is demobilization. Mobilization became an issue with the introduction of conscription, and the introduction of the railways in the 19th Century. Mobilization institutionalized the mass levy of forces that was first introduced during the French Revolution, and that had changed the character of war. A number of technological and societal changes promoted the move towards a more organized way of assembling armies. These included the telegraph, which allowed rapid spreading of orders, the railways, which allowed rapid concentration of troops, and conscription, which provided a trained reserve of soldiers available in the case of war.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. mobilization

    1. The act of assembling and organizing national resources to support national objectives in time of war or other emergencies. See also industrial mobilization. 2. The process by which the Armed Forces or part of them are brought to a state of readiness for war or other national emergency. This includes activating all or part of the Reserve Component as well as assembling and organizing personnel, supplies, and materiel. Mobilization of the Armed Forces includes but is not limited to


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mobilization in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mobilization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim:

    We have to start fiber mobilization.

  2. Maryse Narcisse:

    He respects the Haitian people, and the Haitian people are mobilizing, the mobilization will continue.

  3. Ramon Casiple:

    The current mass action and the mobilization is basically to pressure the government to get off the case.

  4. Jason Stearns:

    The big question now is whether the opposition intends to use this mobilization as leverage in negotiations.

  5. Fredrik Erixon:

    The lesson is that voter mobilization and tailored messages, like at the young, can get the final undecided voters on board, yes.

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