What does Democratization mean?

Definitions for Democratization

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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. United States:

    Ironically, Washington and other Western capitals have impeded potential progress through their often hypocritical focus on democratization, inequality, corruption and regime change.

  5. Aung San:

    This should not be seen very narrowly as three journalists against the army or vice versa, but in general, as to whether the existing laws are in line with our desire for justice and democratization.

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