One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Cause (a person with extreme views) to adopt more moderate positions on political or social issues.‘unless extremists are deradicalized, there will be no end to this protracted conflict’
- ‘The state's worst terrorists are not being deradicalised in prison, prompting a call to keep radical inmates behind bars, even after their sentences expire.’
- ‘In Indonesia, the police force deradicalised extremists and helped them with employment.’
- ‘The Home ministry is exploring options if these youths can be deradicalised on their return, rather than pushing them behind bars.’
- ‘Their emphasis is to deradicalize militant group sympathizers or recruits arrested during search operations.’
- ‘There has been considerable debate on the center's efforts to deradicalize former terrorists.’
- ‘A former neo-Nazi, he was deradicalized and now runs a charity offering far-right extremists support as they leave the movement.’
- ‘The first step in deradicalising somebody is for them to break with their past associations.’
- ‘So, in the long run these operations will not necessarily help to deradicalize potential recruits.’
- ‘Authorities should do as much as possible "to engage with them ideologically, change their views and deradicalize them."’
- ‘He told the investigator he had tried to deradicalize another man in the past, although he couldn't remember that individual's name.’
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