militarize


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to assemble, equip, and train for war

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lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force

adopt for military use

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The Chinese government said some time ago that they were not going to militarize those reclaimed islands,' Lorenzana told reporters, adding that the protest would be made through the foreign ministry.
government had already begun to militarize a significant purl ion of the Mexican border.
The proposed aid would further militarize Colombia and cause thousands of deaths.
The Air Force Is Preparing To Militarize the Ionosphere - With Electrifying Results
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday said that the Chinese government had previously promised not to militarize their man-made islands.
It lays down important ground when it suggests that IR, the home of power politics, actually underestimates power by failing to consider how much power it takes to militarize gender and how much of our world politics depend on this militarization.
In an interview with THE NEW AMERICAN, Woodson pointed out that his proposal was not intended to militarize public schools, but rather to help young Americans understand "the meaning and effects of war," as well as to help reconstitute a national military devoted to genuine national defense.
The speaker is not a military commander, but former Minneapolis police chief Tony Bouza, captured on film in Urban Warrior, a documentary depicting the accelerating drive to militarize local police.
She illustrates this by describing how a manufacturer's decision to include pasta shaped like Star Wars weapons militarizes a can of tomato soup and complicates the consumer's decision about whether to purchase that soup (Ibid.
Ominously, much of the federal debt being accumulated as Washington militarizes our society is being underwritten by Communist China, which (not to put too fine a point on the matter) has a less collegial relationship with the U.