Definition of demassify in English:


Line breaks: de|mas¦sify
Pronunciation: /diːˈmasɪfʌɪ

verb (demassifies, demassifying, demassified)

[with object]
  • Divide or break up (a social or political unit) into its component parts: computerized forces of production demassify organizations
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    • At the same time, conventional war is generally regarded as oriented toward smaller, more professional, and high-tech forces fighting in ‘demassified’ conflicts.
    • It is somewhat contradictory to expect demassified media to have anything to do with the mainstream opinion.
    • This statement espouses the mass society concept, whereas we now live in the demassified society.



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  • In doing so he lays out a rigid binary opposition in which all that will remain after demassification will be his version of free-market capitalism.
  • Everything that is happening is simply the further demassification of the ‘mass’ media.
  • Magazines, from their contribution to nationhood to demassification after the advent of television.

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