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demassify

Syllabification: de·mas·si·fy
Pronunciation: /dēˈmasəˌfī
 
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Definition of demassify in English:

verb (demassifies, demassifying, demassified)

[with object]
Divide or break up (a social or political unit) into its component parts.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

demassification

1
Pronunciation: /-ˌmasifiˈkāSHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • 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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