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tr.v. de·moc·ra·tized, de·moc·ra·tiz·ing, de·moc·ra·tiz·es
To make democratic.

de·moc′ra·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.democratization - the action of making something democratic
group action - action taken by a group of people


[dɪˌmɒkrətaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndemocratización f


[dɪˌmɒkrətaɪˈzeɪʃən] democratisation (British)
n [country, system] → démocratisation f
modif [process] → de démocratisation f
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That promise is looking increasingly tenuous, as signs that Myanmar is retreating on democratic reform multiply.
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With violence raging in Cairo and spiraling into what may soon be all-out civil war, Americans are wondering why the Arab Spring is turning into an Arab Winter, not just in Egypt but in other Middle Eastern and North African nations that overthrew entrenched dictatorships in the name of democratic reform.
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Burma yesterday to see how the world body can help promote the country's tentative steps towards democratic reform.
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As such, AIPMC is calling on leading ASEAN delegates to raise the issue of democratic reform and protection of human rights at this week's Summit and to work together with the United Nations to set up a peace process to end the ethnic conflict in Myanmar.
Officials say the new constitution is the first step in a process of democratic reform and that protesters should work with authorities to change the country.
The multilateral bodies today need a democratic reform so that they can give a voice and a chance to all.
His failures have been more due to a political system that halts true democratic reform, argues Eric Alterman: chapters pinpoint how this works, revise and update Alterman's 2010 essay on the subject, and analyzes all aspects of the political system to show how government structures have blocked Obama from carrying out his democratic promises.
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