Definition of destabilization in English:

destabilization

(also destabilisation)

noun

mass noun
  • The process of upsetting the stability of a region or system, especially of government.

    ‘economic and political destabilization was crippling the country’
    as modifier ‘a well-funded, orchestrated destabilization campaign’
    • ‘He keeps harping on a conspiracy of disinformation, disaffection and destabilization against him.’
    • ‘Contemporaries interpreted this as a good sign because outward migration often signified destabilization within communities.’
    • ‘The war also created massive destabilisation across the region.’
    • ‘The Yugoslav situation was the product of a concerted campaign of destabilization carried out by the US and the European powers.’
    • ‘In the 1980s, the administration intensified the destabilisation program with a huge military build-up directed against the USSR.’
    • ‘The decade saw significant destabilization of colonial power all over the globe.’
    • ‘Central banks around the world have acted quickly to prevent a destabilisation of the international financial system.’
    • ‘They do not need more war and more destabilization.’
    • ‘The country's government continues to face long-running US backed destabilization efforts.’
    • ‘The governments that support the American position face so many serious problems that they are approaching democratic destabilization.’

Pronunciation

destabilization

/ˌdiːsteɪbɪlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/