democratization democratization  /dɪ ˌmɑ krə tə ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of making something democratic

Usage(s):

  1. You can argue that's the democratization of credit, but it's in the interest of credit-card companies to keep people under the yoke.
  2. One of the exciting concepts of the next generation of sites is the democratization of the Internet.
  3. PRO: Principled monarch who has found a balance between traditionalism and the modern virtue of democratization.

News

  1. More Americans Are Becoming Entrepreneurs Than Ever Before

    And they're getting more optimistic. The democratization of big data is here.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Egyptian Academic: Is Syria heading towards majoritarian rule?

    OXFORD, England, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mariz Tadros, an Egyptian academic based at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, spoke of worrisome processes of democratization in Syria and Egypt in a talk at Oxford University on June 8. Evidence reveals that Syria may mirror Egypt and head towards an exclusionary majoritarian rule, Dr. Tadros said.In her ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  3. AB SCIEX Advances the ‘Democratization’ of Mass Spectrometry for Applied Sciences

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AB SCIEX Advances the ‘Democratization’ of Mass Spectrometry for Applied Sciences
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. Obama told CNN's Larry King Monday night that "in some ways, it's the democratization of the campaign process. But it's not something that we had anything to do with or were aware of, and that frankly, given what it looks like, we don't have the...
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. "Now is the time for us to put aside our political differences, to prioritize the welfare of the people in both our policies and our actions and to focus on stabilization, development, progress and democratization," Tsvangirai said Friday.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Although the economy has been doing very well and efforts on HIV have been remarkable, the political space and the democratization process has not gone forward," said Jennifer Cooke, an authority on Africa for the Center for International and...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Jennifer Cooke Source: Kansas City Star

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