detribalise

detribalise
verb
cause members of a tribe to lose their cultural identity
Syn: ↑detribalize
Derivationally related forms: ↑detribalisation, ↑detribalization (for: ↑detribalize)
Hypernyms: ↑acculturate
Verb Frames:
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  • détribalisé — détribalisé, ée adj. et n. ETHNOL Dont les liens avec son groupe d origine ont été rompus. La jeunesse urbaine détribalisée. Subst. Un(e) détribalisé(e) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • detribalise — /diˈtraɪbəlaɪz/ (say dee truybuhluyz) verb (t) (detribalised, detribalising) to destroy the ethnic and cultural inheritance of the members of a tribal group, mainly through contact with different cultures: the detribalised Aborigines of the city …  

  • detribalize — detribalization, n. /dee truy beuh luyz /, v.t., detribalized, detribalizing. to cause to lose tribal allegiances and customs, chiefly through contact with another culture. Also, esp. Brit., detribalise. [1915 20; DE + TRIBAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • GOWON (Y.) — GOWON YAKUBU (1934 ) Fils d’un missionnaire protestant de la tribu minoritaire des Anga, le général Gowon est né dans la région nord du Nigeria, traditionnellement musulmane; il fait ses études militaires à Theshié, puis en Grande Bretagne, à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • detribalize — or detribalise verb [usu. as adjective detribalized] remove from a traditional tribal social structure. Derivatives detribalization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • detribalisation — noun 1. the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living • Syn: ↑detribalization • Derivationally related forms: ↑detribalise, ↑detribalize (for: ↑detribalization) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • detribalization — noun 1. the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living • Syn: ↑detribalisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑detribalise (for: ↑detribalisation), ↑detribalize • …   Useful english dictionary

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