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- n. The act of making something popular to the general public.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of making popular, or of introducing among the people.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making popular; adaptation to popular needs or capacities: as, the popularization of science. Also spelled popularisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of making something attractive to the general public
- n. an interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable
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"It would seem that the accusation of 'popularization' which is often levelled against this author by his critics in the Western world carries little weight with Eastern scholars, who are generous in their praise of his capacity for accurately expressing Sufi thought and practice in vivid terms easily comprehensible to readers of English."
Italian prose, a kind of popularization of Scholastic philosophy in the form of a commentary upon his fourteen odes already mentioned.
So, as I’ve mentioned previously here probably, I’m working on a rather largish project that I guess you could describe as a popularization of a lot of current strains of moral psychology.
The work of "popularization" consists in bringing about this contagion.
- The popularization of new and untested financial instruments including ARM's and NINA loans
Concern for children has been an issue of parents and child advocates alike since the popularization of Internet use in the mid-1990's.
Concern for children has been an issue since the popularization of Internet use in the mid-1990s.
The Clinton-Starr bloodbath marked the popularization of partisan warfare.
Because religion often gets hijacked by those who seek power or control, we may loose sight of this mechanism, but, as Henri Bergson, the French Philosopher who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921, wrote: "Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science."
Influences like Marianne Williamson's lectures on spirituality, the popularization of meditation in the States, as well as the fact that numerous young people with AIDS were dying around him, cultivated a yearning in Noble.