Definition of radicalization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌrædɪkəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌrædɪkələˈzeɪʃn//
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the action or process of making somebody more extreme or radical (3) in their opinions on political or social issues The increased support for this party is evidence of growing political radicalization in the country. Preventing the radicalization of young people is a key priority for the government.