normalization normalization  /ˌnɔr mə lɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the imposition of standards or regulations

Usage(s):

  1. This weekend normalization enters a new phase, as Chechens a few of them, anyway go to the polls to elect a President.
  2. Having successfully negotiated normalization of relations with Washington, he wanted to send a strong signal to Moscow against further advances in Asia.
  3. Musharraf seemed to offer firm leadership in this time of crisis, managing to reverse Pakistan's policy of support to the Taliban and embarking on a normalization process with India.

News

  • JPMorgan Well Prepared for Higher Rates, Dimon Says

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Borrowers should be ready for higher interest rates, as "rates are going to go up"JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO said at a financial services conference hosted by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday. But this does not have to be bad news, according to Dimon. While a "normalization" of rates after an extended period of record low interest rates might produce some "volatility," the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. Clinton, in excerpts of her speech, said "irreversible steps" by North Korea to scrap its nuclear-weapons program may lead to "full normalization of relations, a permanent peace regime, and significant energy and economic assistance."
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Business Mirror

  2. "We have long stood for the normalization of relations between Syria and Lebanon on the basis of equality and respect for Lebanese sovereignty," US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said in Washington. "One of the steps that has long been...
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "I think that he (Hill) will talk to them about how the process might proceed regarding normalization," McCormack said, including taking North Korea off the US list of state sponsors of terrorism and opening the way for a normal trade...
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Sean McCormack Source: International Herald Tribune

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