Translation of militarize in Spanish:


militarizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈmɪlədəˌraɪz/ /ˈmɪlɪt(ə)rʌɪz/

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transitive verb

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    • While pretending to create a kind of police force, he militarized his formations and transformed them into a professional military body.
    • This division of the national police is acquiring an increasingly militarized profile, as it takes over forced eradication tasks in territories where war is being waged.
    • There has also been a heavily militarized aspect of the response.
    • They became further militarized by the political parties who then began to use them to protect political events.
    • It has militarized our economy, undermined our own liberties and eroded our democratic rights.
    • A common method for totalitarian regimes to maintain control is to militarize society and set it on a constant war footing.
    • Police have become militarized and now turn on us the high-tech weaponry and communication systems used to defeat foreign enemies.
    • Recent events have shown just how militarized - and deadly - our civilian police forces have become.
    • On the one hand, it is a highly militarised society in which the army plays a central role.