Definition of Democratization

1. Noun. The action of making something democratic.

Exact synonyms: Democratisation
Generic synonyms: Group Action



Definition of Democratization

1. Noun. The introduction of democracy, its functions or principles, to an area or country which did not have democracy previously. ¹

2. Noun. The spread of democracy as a concept. ¹

3. Noun. The making more democratic of a political system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Democratization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Democratization

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democratising
democratism
democratist
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democratization (current term)
democratizations
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demodectic
demodectic acariasis
demodectic blepharitis

Literary usage of Democratization

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1. Gender and the Information Revolution in Africa by Eva-Maria Rathgeber, Edith Ofwona Adera (2000)
"However, the democratization process in Africa has only just begun, and in most cases ... democratization and the emergence of civil societies in Africa ..."

2. Mauritania's Campaign of Terror: State-Sponsored Repression of Black Africans by Janet Fleischman, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1994)
"However, although a few cosmetic steps were taken toward democratization and ... The first test of the government's commitment to democratization came in ..."

3. The Shape of the New Europe by Gregory F. Treverton (1992)
"5 democratization AND CHANGE IN EASTERN EUROPE F. Stephen Larrabee The collapse of communism in eastern Europe in 1989 shattered the bipolar security order ..."

4. Democracy in Reconstruction by Frederick Albert Cleveland, Joseph Schafer (1919)
"VI democratization OF INSTITUTIONS FOR SOCIAL BETTERMENT EDWARD CARY HAYES democratization. Democracy is organization designed to serve impartially the ..."

5. Educational Sociology by David Snedden (1922)
"CHAPTER XVIII DOMINATION AND democratization INTERPRETATIONS OF EXPERIENCE THE processes of ... Processes of democratization are hardly less universal. ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"... by a figure rather too bold, the omnipotence of parliament.9 True it is, that what the » democratization of parliament.—"The omnipotence of parliament, ..."

7. The Labor Situation in Great Britain and France by National Civic Federation, Commission on foreign inquiry (1919)
"THE IMAGINARY "democratization OF INDUSTRY. '' "WORKERS' control," "a voice in management," "an economic democracy," "labor to head the business," ..."

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