Meaning of Arabization in English:


Pronunciation /ˌarəbʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


(also British Arabisation)

See Arabize

‘It also raises the question of the status of Arabic: Arabization is advocated by the authors of the Report, but without exposing its difficulties nor its benefits.’
  • ‘The Arabization of the Christian churches, which began with their leaders, has spread to include theology and education.’
  • ‘Laws in the 1990s required the Arabization of secondary school and higher education, and made Arabic the only legal language in government and politics.’
  • ‘A process of Arabization and Islamization ensued.’
  • ‘Fluency in French is a status marker, and so social considerations, as well as the practical ones of an opening to the world, have impeded full Arabization.’