detribalisation

World English Dictionary
detribalize or detribalise (diːˈtraɪbəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to cause members of a tribe to lose their characteristic customs or social, religious, or other organizational features
2.  to cause tribal people to adopt urban ways of life
 
detribalise or detribalise
 
vb
 
detribali'zation or detribalise
 
n
 
detribali'sation or detribalise
 
n

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detribalisation

noun
1. the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living [syn: detribalization
2. the decline or termination of tribal organization [syn: detribalization] [ant: tribalisation
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