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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the elimination of the influence of Stalin
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de-Sta•lin•i•za•tion(diˌstɑ lə nəˈzeɪ ʃən, -ˌstæl ə-)
the policy of eradicating the memory or influence of Stalin and Stalinism.
de-Sta′lin•ize`, v.i., v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
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|Noun||1.||de-Stalinization - social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor; "his statue was demolished as part of destalinization"|
social process - a process involved in the formation of groups of persons
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