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tr.v. mech·a·nized, mech·a·niz·ing, mech·a·niz·es
1. To equip with machinery: mechanize a factory.
2. To equip (a military unit) with motor vehicles, such as tanks and trucks.
3. To make automatic or unspontaneous; render routine or monotonous.
4. To produce by or as if by machines.

mech′a·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
mech′a·niz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mechanized - equipped with machinerymechanized - equipped with machinery; "a mechanized factory"
mechanical - using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices; "a mechanical process"; "his smile was very mechanical"; "a mechanical toy"
2.mechanized - using vehiclesmechanized - using vehicles; "motorized warfare"
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"


[ˈmekənaɪzd] ADJ [process] → mecanizado; [troops, unit] → motorizado


adjmechanisiert; highly mechanized productionstark automatisierte Produktion
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