detribalization detribalization

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living
  2. (n) the decline or termination of tribal organization

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Rapid urbanization has hastened the process of detribalization, but this has created an entirely new set of problems.
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