One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action or process of causing someone to adopt radical positions on political or social issues.‘the radicalization of the intelligentsia led to the revolution’
- ‘Political radicalisation can, of course, feed into industrial militancy.’
- ‘In every religion or ideology radicalization of sacred texts has long existed.’
- ‘Radicalization was obvious in the party's policy statement.’
- ‘What we have here is a radicalization of the concept of freedom.’
- ‘There was a grand coalition in Germany in the late 1960s, which was also a time of growing radicalisation.’
- ‘This took place before the mass working class radicalization of the 1930s.’
- ‘It was a part of a general post-war radicalization of the international working class.’
- ‘The late 1920s and the depression years witnessed a steady radicalization of his views and a rapid expansion in his political involvement.’
- ‘His films of the '80s and '90s show us a new radicalisation.’
- ‘So far the political radicalisation has pulled the trade union movement along in its wake.’
- ‘The island was witnessing a new radicalization of its politics.’
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