Definition of mechanization in English:


(British mechanisation)

Pronunciation /ˌmekənəˈzāSHən/ /ˌmɛkənəˈzeɪʃən/ /ˌmekəˌnīˈzāSHən/ /ˌmɛkəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃən/

Translate mechanization into Spanish


  • 1The introduction of machines or automatic devices into a process, activity, or place.

    ‘with the increasing mechanization of agriculture, far fewer farmers are raising donkeys’
    • ‘the long decline of coal jobs has been stoked by mechanization’
    1. 1.1The process of supplying a military force with modern weapons and vehicles.
      ‘the mechanization of war made possible killing on a scale never foreseen’
      • ‘the letters and pictures form part of an exhibition at the museum charting the history of the British Army's mechanization’
    2. 1.2The action or process of making something mechanical in character.
      • ‘both characters are portrayed by Dickens as complicit in the mechanization of human beings’