Definition of motorization in English:



(also British motorisation)

See motorize

‘With mass motorization the situation has changed, and the relative advantages the car once conferred have dwindled: the more cars, the less joy.’
  • ‘Oil changed everyday life and work in the developed world by spurring mass motorization, broader access to electricity, and the spread of synthetic materials.’
  • ‘Economic development in ASEAN countries has spurred a rapid growth in motorization and led to a significant worsening of road safety throughout the region.’
  • ‘Today motor vehicle crashes are causing substantial numbers of deaths in countries that are relatively new to motorisation.’
  • ‘Rampant motorisation, of course, is also exacerbating the nightmare of air pollution in Third World cities.’



/ˌmōd(ə)rəˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌmoʊd(ə)rəˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌmōdəˌrīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌmoʊdəˌraɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/