Liberalization
Liberalization Lib`er*al*i*za"tion (-al*[i^]*z[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. The act of liberalizing; the act of making less strict.

Syn: liberalization, relaxation. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • liberalization — 1794; see LIBERAL (Cf. liberal) + IZATION (Cf. ization) …   Etymology dictionary

  • liberalization — (Amer.) lib·er·al·i·za·tion || ‚lɪbÉ™rÉ™lÉ™ zeɪʃn / laɪ z n. act or process of making liberal; act or process of becoming liberal (also liberalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Liberalization — In general, liberalization (or liberalisation) refers to a relaxation of previous government restrictions, usually in areas of social or economic policy. Liberalization of autocratic regimes may precede democratization (or not, as in the case of… …   Wikipedia

  • liberalization — liberalize lib‧e‧ral‧ize [ˈlɪbrəlaɪz] also liberalise verb [transitive] to make rules or controls on something less strict: • The President promised to push ahead with his commitment to liberalize the economy. liberalizer also liberaliser …   Financial and business terms

  • liberalization — noun Liberalization is used after these nouns: ↑trade …   Collocations dictionary

  • liberalization — liberalize (also liberalise) ► VERB ▪ remove or loosen restrictions on (something, typically an economic or political system). DERIVATIVES liberalization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • liberalization — noun see liberalize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • liberalization — See liberalize. * * * …   Universalium

  • liberalization — noun The process or act of making more liberal …   Wiktionary

  • liberalization — lib·er·al·iza·tion …   English syllables

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