Definition of universalization in English:



(also British universalisation)

See universalize

‘Looked at from the standpoint of oppressed identities, the Marxist insistence upon the universality of the working class appeared, in the firmament of the 1960s, as no more than the false universalization of one particular interest.’
  • ‘In that interventionary spirit, then, I would like to offer some cautionary remarks regarding these critics' hasty and problematic celebration and universalization of disjuncture, postnationalism, and hybridity.’
  • ‘The ideological characteristic of the model is manifested in various ways, mainly through the use of the three devices: normalization, universalization, and the language of power and authority.’
  • ‘If it were not for universalization of letterforms through type, we wouldn't have the sort of conversations like this that the Internet, and bitmap, digital type, makes possible.’
  • ‘He does that through the employment of various ideological devices, mainly through normalization, universalization and twisted conceptualizations.’



/ˌyo͞onəˌvərsələˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌjunəˌvərsələˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌyo͞onəˌvərsəˌlīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌjunəˌvərsəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/