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Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of liberalization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as liberalization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See liberalization, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of making less strict

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Examples

  • Most would welcome a weakening of state control over health services and wider patient choice, but it is uncomfortable to find that the impetus for "liberalisation" comes from the European Union.

    Towards a European Health Service

  • The G20 leaders are still recommending 'liberalisation' - solutions that are the opposite of what African countries need.

    Socialist Worker (Britain)

  • I have noticed a number of times recently when I have heard or seen this issue debated that the majority of people taking part seem to agree that the current system has utterly failed and a significant number seem very open to or even fully advocating the idea of liberalisation of the laws.

    Is public opinion way ahead of MPs on drug policy reform?

  • India is open to the idea of liberalisation of visas to enable more people-to-people contacts but underlines the need to keep security interests in mind.

    The Times of India

  • Sadly Adam, reversing the effects of 20 plus [more like 50 actually] years of 'liberalisation' cannot be reversed without much pain.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • A report by Postwatch, the consumer watchdog, has failed to find any significant benefits to individual users from the 'liberalisation' of the postal service 6.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • And, as the net tightens, it is a racing certainty that the commission, though the ECJ (to say nothing of Art. 52 of the Treaty), will seek to harmonise standards in hospitals throughout the EU, as a means of promoting the "liberalisation" of services.

    Towards a European Health Service

  • This is the 'liberalisation' that Celso Amorim was talking about -- first world institutions bending poorer nations over, and taking them roughly from behind.

    Free Markets? What Free Markets?

  • Once you grasp that protectionism was key to establishing our own successful economies, and you see what happens to underdeveloped and unprotected economies which have undergone "liberalisation", it becomes very hard indeed to argue that there should be no place for protectionist practices in the real world.

    Real World Economics -- Protectionism Is Not Always Wrong

  • There is currently great pressure on developing countries to adopt a set of “good policies” and “good institutions” – such as liberalisation of trade and investment and strong patent law – to foster their economic development.

    Real World Economics -- Protectionism Is Not Always Wrong

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