Destalinize

de-Stalinize

[dee-stah-luh-nahyz, -stal-uh-]
verb (used without object), de-Stalinized, de-Stalinizing.
1.
(of a Communist country) to engage in de-Stalinization.
verb (used with object), de-Stalinized, de-Stalinizing.
2.
to subject to de-Stalinization.
Also, destalinize;, especially British, de-Stalinise, destalinise.


Origin:
1955–60; de- + Stalin + -ize

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destalinize

verb
counteract the effects and policies of Stalinism; "Russia was slowly destalinized in the late 1950's" [ant: stalinise
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