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Noun1.militarisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"militarisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
arming, equipping, armament - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
conscription, muster, selective service, draft - compulsory military service
remilitarisation, remilitarization - the act of militarizing again
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It was in this backdrop that the international community agreed in January 2001 to discourage militarisation of outer space as the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution envisaging that exploration and use of outer space ...
The Senate on Wednesday condemned the militarisation of the 2019 election, even as it described the trend as dangerous for the survival of democracy in Nigeria.
India's pursuit of space militarisation and subsequent weaponisation will trigger an expensive and unnecessary arms race in South Asia, exacerbating the fragility of the strategic stability.
In a speech on Monday, Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano defended the Philippines government from allegations that they were taking a soft policy on Chinese militarisation of the South China Sea.
He said Xi downplayed the reported militarisation in the South China Sea and assured the Philippines and other countries that it would help maintain the right of safe passage in the area.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | AFP -- US Secretary of State John Kerry voiced concern to China on Wednesday over its land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea and militarisation of the waters, a US official said.
War and the body; militarisation, practice and experience.
The findings reveal that a specific form of military organization, the Roman origin Praetorian militarisation, as well as national-level corruption, both adversely affected the well being of citizens.
Summary: David Cameron has hit back at Argentina over its plans to protest against British "militarisation" of the Falklands.
ARGENTINA are to make a formal complaint to the United Nations about British "militarisation" around the Falkland Islands.
COLOMBO: The appointment of a retired general to help run a Sri Lankan state television station is a sign of media militarisation not seen for decades, rights watchdogs said yesterday.
Brandt, however, employed montage (the printed result of collage) in a figurative manner to comment on contemporary inter-war society especially the role of women, gender politics and the militarisation of technology.