liberalization


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lib·er·al·ize

 (lĭb′ər-ə-līz′, lĭb′rə-)
v. lib·er·al·ized, lib·er·al·iz·ing, lib·er·al·iz·es
v.tr.
To make liberal or more liberal: "Our standards of private conduct have been greatly liberalized ... over recent years" (Meg Greenfield).
v.intr.
To become liberal or more liberal.

lib′er·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
lib′er·al·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liberalization - the act of making less strict
alleviation, easement, easing, relief - the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
Translations

liberalization

[ˌlɪbərəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nliberalización f

liberalization

[ˌlɪbrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] liberalisation (British) n (= relaxation) → libéralisation f

liberalization

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The international experience showed that in the first months after the liberalization, there was a trend for a slight increase of electricity prices, which was followed by a decrease.
The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces praised the victories achieved in the battlefield since the start of Anbar liberalization operations and the liberalization of many cities in the province, noting that "the sacrifices made by the fighters will be recorded in golden letters, because they kept Iraq's unity and territorial integrity.
We are ready for full market liberalization whenever the Government decides this should happen, EVN Supply says after the Energy Community told Macedonia to open its market within two months.
WESTbahn distances itself from the basic setting of the CER (Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies) that blocks liberalization and market opening.
Specific topics examined include manufacturing employment and wage effects of trade liberalization; the influence of education on trade liberalization impacts on household welfare; trade liberalization and manufacturing firm productivity; the impact of elimination of trade taxes on poverty and income distribution; food prices, tax reforms, and consumer welfare under trade liberalization; impacts on tariff revenues; and impacts on cash cropping, gender, and household welfare; Distributed in the US by Stylus.
Since June 2009, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has carried out three rounds of liberalization for mainland Chinese investments.
Tokyo has so far forged FTAs with 12 countries and one region, with its liberalization rate standing at around 86 to 87 percent on the basis of the number of items covered by tariff elimination, compared with nearly 100 percent liberalization achieved in recent FTAs among other developed countries, the white paper said.
This seems an unlikely outcome given widespread endorsement of liberalization by technocrats and experts both in and out of the government, China's accession to the World Trade Organization, and the technocrats' insulation from popular pressure.
In the process of integration of the Republic of Macedonia into the European Union, the visa liberalization is one of the crucial benefits and is of very practical importance for all our citizens and for the process of further harmonization of the Macedonia society with the EU.
The government scored political points with the visa liberalization and if visas are reinstituted it should also bear the whole responsibility," says Albert Musliu.
The Minister of Economy Fatmir Besimi signed the Additional Protocol for further liberalization of the agriculture within the frames of the CEFTA Agreement.
Against this backdrop, several national authorities have introduced or considered the use of capital controls (1) and the intellectual approach to financial liberalization is once again under serious consideration in economic and political circles alike (Subramanian and Williamson, 2009; The Economist, 2009).