Definitionenregional note: in BRIT, also use democratise
verb If a country or a system is democratized, it is made democratic. [journalism] [V n] ⇒ ...a further need to democratize the life of society as a whole. [V n] ⇒ When he left his native country, he said he would not return until it had been fully democratised. democratization (dɪmɒkrətaɪzeɪʃən
) uncountable noun ⇒ ...the democratisation of Eastern Europe. ⇒ ...the democratization process.
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