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.
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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"
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Translations

liberalization

[ˌlɪbərəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nliberalización f
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liberalization

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

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The hike in electricity prices could be expected immediately after the liberalization, which will take place from the beginning of next year.
Gathering insights from leaders such as Nicanor Perlas and Dan Songco, we recommended to then President Fidel Ramos that the Philippines lead a change of Apec's focus from trade liberalization to sustainable development.
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." The Joint Special Operations Command announced on July 13 the start of the process of liberalization of Anbar province, and also announced, a few hours after, the start of the process of liberalization of a number of nearby towns of Fallujah and Ramadi./ End
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.