What does balkanization mean

Balkanization (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Hyphenation:
Bal | ka | ni | sie | rung, Plural: Bal | ka | ni | sie | run | gen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [balkaniˈziːʀʊŋ], Plural: [balkaniˈziːʀʊŋən]
Word meaning / definition:
1) political catchphrase that stands for the fragmentation of larger political and economic structures
Origin of the term:
The term Balkanization originally referred to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, especially its territory on the Balkan Peninsula, promoted by the great powers of the time before the First World War. This term later became independent.
Application examples:
1) “With the emergence of a large number of states in Africa in the course of decolonization after the Second World War, observers of this development often spoke of one Balkanization Africa. "
Typical word combinations:
1) the Balkanization of Africa
Cases:
Nominative: singular the Balkanization; Plural the balkanizations
Genitive: singular the Balkanization; Plural of the Balkanizations
Dative: singular the Balkanization; Plural the Balkanizations
Accusative: singular the Balkanization; Plural the balkanizations


Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

It is the beginning of the real political Balkanization that will fall over the European Union in the next few years.
Linke Zeitung, March 24, 2020

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Entries from our dictionary containing "Balkanization":

balkanization: Cases: singular balkanisation, plural balkanisation Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [bal.ka.ni.za.sjɔ̃] Word meaning / Definition: 1) Balkanisation Translations German: 1) Balkanisation

Balkanize:… Coalition has meanwhile balkanised on this issue. There are many small fractions. ”Derived words: 1) Balkanization Basque translations: 1)…

bałkanizacja:… Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [bawkaɲiˈzaʦja] Word meaning / Definition: 1) Politics: Balkanization General terms: 1) proces Translations See translations at…

Balkanizations:… IPA: [balkaniˈziːʀʊŋən] Grammatical features: nominative plural of the noun Balkanisierung genitive plural of the noun Balkanisierung dative plural des…

Rhyme: German: -iːʀʊŋ: ... Anticipation Arabization Arcanization Assimilation Association Attribution Balkanization Brusselsization Christianization Demonization ...


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The following terms

Balkanizations (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Hyphenation: Bal | ka | ni | sie | run | gen Pronunciation / Stress: IPA:…

Balkanization process (German) The process of Balkanization is an outdated way of writing the process of Balkanization, which has been used since ...

Balkan War (German) Part of speech: noun, (male) Cases: nominative: singular Balkankrieg; Plural Balkan Wars genitive: ...

Balkan Wars (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Variant Forms: Dative Singular: Balkan War Hyphenation: Bal | kan | krie | ge ...

Balkan Wars (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: Bal | kan | krie | gen Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

Balkan War (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Variants: Balkan War Hyphenation: Bal | kan | krie | ges…

Balkan War (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Variants: Balkan War Hyphenation: Bal | kan | kriegs…

Balkan country (German) Part of speech: noun, (neuter) cases: nominative: singular Balkanland; Plural Balkan countries genitive: ...

Balkans (German) Part of speech: Declined form Secondary forms: Balkan country Hyphenation: Bal | kan | lan | de Pronunciation / stress:…

Balkan country (German) Part of Speech: Declined Form Secondary Forms: Balkan Countries Hyphenation: Bal | kan | lan | des Pronunciation / Emphasis: ...

Balkan country (German) Part of speech: Declined form Secondary forms: Balkanlandes Hyphenation: Bal | kan | lands Pronunciation / stress:…