Definitions for Democratization

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Democratization

Princeton's WordNet

  1. democratization, democratisation(noun)

    the action of making something democratic


  1. democratization(Noun)

    The introduction of democracy, its functions or principles, to an area or country which did not have democracy previously.

  2. democratization(Noun)

    The spread of democracy as a concept.

  3. democratization(Noun)

    The making more democratic of a political system.


  1. Democratization

    Democratization is the transition to a more democratic political regime. It may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic political system. The outcome may be consolidated or democratization may face frequent reversals. Different patterns of democratization are often used to explain other political phenomena, such as whether a country goes to a war or whether its economy grows. Democratization itself is influenced by various factors, including economic development, history, and civil society.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Democratization in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Democratization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The PKK:

    It is clear that a mentality so closed to democracy, peace and negotiations will take no steps on Turkey's democratization and solving the Kurdish problem.

  2. Henri Barkey:

    He has become paradoxically its biggest obstacle. This is because the needs of the peace process, greater democratization, conflict with his own ambitions.

  3. Armanatha Nasir:

    We will continue to encourage Myanmar in their process of reform and democratization. Because in the end we believe it will create an environment conducive for the Rohingya Muslims.

  4. Yeoh Lam Keong:

    Democratization is the trickier part because Lee Kuan Yew's legacy is also benevolent authoritarianism, they are standing against the tide in the long run, 10 to 20 years. They really need to lead that rather than get dragged along by it. I'm not sure if they have the inclination to do that.

  5. Marshall Saunders:

    Just the rules. I want the rules. I can hardly wait for the rules. Whatever they are, no matter how high the bar, no matter how rigorous the reporting and auditing, no matter how complicated the portal applications, WHATEVER…just tell me what we have to do so that America can take the next bold step forward in the democratization of investing.

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