Definition of radicalization in English:

radicalization

(also radicalisation)

noun

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

Pronunciation

radicalization

/ˌradɪkəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/