Definition of mechanization in US English:

mechanization

(British mechanisation)

noun

  • See mechanize

    • ‘The mechanization of agriculture resulted in high unemployment.’
    • ‘There has been a massive increase in coffee production in Vietnam and in Brazil, where mechanization has increased yields.’
    • ‘Excess labour will be displaced by mechanization.’
    • ‘In fact, the distilling industry had already undergone mechanization in the production process during the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.’
    • ‘But mechanization did more than put artisans out of work.’

Pronunciation

mechanization

/ˌmekəˌnīˈzāSHən/