Definition of civilianization in US English:


(British civilianisation)


  • See civilianize

    • ‘He added: ‘On the issue of wildlife crime, it is important to emphasise that we have been looking at the issue of civilianisation of jobs in the force for some years.’’
    • ‘However, critics have complained of a creeping civilianisation of policing the roads.’
    • ‘Perhaps not surprisingly, the ‘technology transfer’ that led to the civilianization of wargaming started with a couple of reservists - one British, one German.’
    • ‘Moreover, the civilianization of the ministerial control of the army in Britain did not become a fixed principle until after the Napoleonic wars.’
    • ‘The current proposal is getting away from the gradual civilianization of military jobs and going after the many similar jobs everybody knows about.’