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tr.v. mo·tor·ized, mo·tor·iz·ing, mo·tor·iz·es
1. To equip with a motor.
2. To supply with motor-driven vehicles.
3. To provide with automobiles.

mo′tor·i·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.motorized - equipped with a motor or motors; "a motorized wheelchair"
motorless, unmotorised, unmotorized - having no motor
2.motorized - using vehiclesmotorized - 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"
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[ˈməʊtəraɪzd] ADJmotorizado
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Schaumburg officials Tuesday will consider ending the village's ban on motorized skateboards and sidewalk scooters, which has been in effect for most of the 21st century.
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Abude said that the CTTMO will handle the registration of tricycles and bicycles starting March, and the motorized tricycle for hire in May.
Malou Calubaquib, Bicol region police spokesperson, said the explosion sank the motorized banca MB Noylan that was docked at the pier about three meters from the blast site.
In response to these concerns, the Oregon Legislature in 2013 approved a five-year moratorium on the use of suction dredges and other motorized equipment.
Asher Dolina, director of the Eastern Visayas regional police, said the motorized banca capsized after it was hit by big waves shortly after leaving the Ormoc City port past 11 a.m.
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