de-Stalinization
noun Date: 1951 the discrediting of Stalin and his policies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • De-Stalinization — This article is about the process of removing the influence of Joseph Stalin; for the process of removing salt from water, see desalinization. De Stalinization refers to the process of eliminating the cult of personality, Stalinist political… …   Wikipedia

  • de-Stalinization — de Sta•lin•i•za•tion [[t]diˌstɑ lə nəˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌstæl ə [/t]] n. gov the policy of eradicating the memory or influence of Stalin and Stalinism • Etymology: 1955–60 de Sta′lin•ize , v.i. v.t. ized, iz•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • de-stalinization — de sta·lin·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • de-Stalinization — /dee stah leuh neuh zay sheuhn, stal euh /, n. the policy, pursued in most Communist areas and among most Communist groups after 1956, of eradicating the memory or influence of Stalin and Stalinism, as by alteration of governmental policies or… …   Universalium

  • de-Stalinization — noun social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor his statue was demolished as part of destalinization • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • de-Stalinize — /dee stah leuh nuyz , stal euh /, v., de Stalinized, de Stalinizing. v.i. 1. (of a Communist country) to engage in de Stalinization. v.t. 2. to subject to de Stalinization. Also, destalinize; esp. Brit., de Stalinise, destalinise. [1955 60; DE +… …   Universalium

  • de-Stalinize — /dee stah leuh nuyz , stal euh /, v., de Stalinized, de Stalinizing. v.i. 1. (of a Communist country) to engage in de Stalinization. v.t. 2. to subject to de Stalinization. Also, destalinize; esp. Brit., de Stalinise, destalinise. [1955 60; DE +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • de-Stalinisation — noun social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor his statue was demolished as part of destalinization • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

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