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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.’
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