Meaning of Balkanization in English:

Balkanization

Translate Balkanization into Spanish

noun

(also British Balkanisation)

See Balkanize

‘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.’

Pronunciation

Balkanization

/ˌbɔːlkənʌɪˈzeɪʃn/ /ˌbɒlkənʌɪˈzeɪʃn/