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mechanization (s), mechanizations (pl) (nouns)
A process in which machines come into use to replace human and animal power: "Unlike automation, which may not depend at all on a human operator, mechanization requires human participation to provide information or instructions."
"Mechanizations started with human-operated machines to replace the handwork of craftspeople; now, computers and other electronic hardware are frequently used to control those mechanized functions."
This entry is located in the following units: -ation, -ization (-iz[e] + -ation); -isation (British spelling variation) (page 62) mechano-, mechan-; mechanico-; machin- (page 5)