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mobilize

Pronunciation: /ˈməʊbəlaɪz; ˈməʊbɪlaɪz/

Translation of mobilize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [troops/forces] movilizarse*
    Example sentences
    • The Liberal government mobilized the Army, Navy, and even our own Air Force.
    • Up to 19,000 troops had been mobilised by the government to serve as emergency cover during the dispute.
    • Forces of religion and nationalism can be rapidly mobilized by governments, however unsavory, against even well-intended invaders.

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