Definitions for de-stalinizationdiˌstɑ lə nəˈzeɪ ʃən, -ˌstæl ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de-Sta•lin•i•za•tiondiˌstɑ lə nəˈzeɪ ʃən, -ˌstæl ə-(n.)

  1. the policy of eradicating the memory or influence of Stalin and Stalinism.

    Category: Government

Origin of de-Stalinization:


de-Sta′lin•ize`(v.i.; v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. destalinization, de-Stalinization, destalinisation, de-Stalinisation(noun)

    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"


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