Definition of detribalization in English:

detribalization

(British detribalisation)

noun

  • See detribalize

    • ‘This brings up the issue of Tom's ‘detribalization.’’
    • ‘It is also true that detribalization is, as Mahmood Mamdani showed, ‘the mere starting point in the reorganisation of the bifurcated power created by the colonial power’.’
    • ‘The main anxiety of British administrators then was the threat of ‘detribalization,’ their word for a perceived social dislocation resulting from urbanization and migration for wage labor.’

Pronunciation

detribalization

/diːtrʌɪb(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/