transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1678 1. to make mechanical; especially to make automatic or routine 2. a. to equip with machinery especially to replace human or animal labor b. to equip with armed and armored motor vehicles c. to provide with mechanical power 3. to produce by or as if by machine • mechanizable adjectivemechanization nounmechanizer noun

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