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