democratisation democratisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of making something democratic

Usage(s):

  • The results of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index 2008 confirm that, following a decades-long global trend in democratisation, the spread of democracy has come to a .

News

  • L'Oreal says travel retail boom creates 'sixth continent'

    French cosmetics giant L'Oreal (PAR:OR) has created a new travel retail division to make the most of a 17-billion-euro (14 billion pounds) market that is booming as a new, moneyed middle class emerges from China to Brazil. L'Oreal said the democratisation of travel had created a new "sixth continent" of consumers ready to buy items such as high-end cosmetics during their journeys. Cosmetics such ...
    on November 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Mr. Ban said: "Now, more than ever before, the Government of Myanmar should take bold actions towards democratisation and respect for human rights."
    on Oct 6, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Hindu

  2. "I like what's going on because I feel closer to the fans and the people who appreciate the music," said Shakira."It's the democratisation of music in a way, and music is a gift. That's what it should be, a gift."
    on Oct 19, 2009 By: Shakira Source: NME.com

  3. Mr Cameron said the scheme, which he hailed as "the democratisation of council tax", would allow him to scrap centrally-imposed capping and hand power over the level of local taxes back to local people.
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: David Cameron Source: ic Wales

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