Meaning of Balkanization in English:


(British Balkanisation)

Pronunciation /ˌbɔːlkənʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌbɒlkənʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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‘The division of peoples along national, ethnic and religious lines can lead only to a Balkanisation of the continent, with the most terrible consequences.’
  • ‘What do we want, a Balkanisation of the country?’
  • ‘The drive to create a clearer national identity is also backed by religious leaders who are likewise concerned about the Balkanisation of the country.’
  • ‘The Balkanization of the internet is one of the great things about it.’
  • ‘The punk movement fizzled with the backslide into further genre Balkanization, but that doesn't mean the desire for confrontation has subsided.’