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Noun: detribalization  dee,trI-bu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], dee,trI-bu-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living
    - detribalisation [Brit]
     
  2. The decline or termination of tribal organization
    - detribalisation [Brit]

Derived forms: detribalizations

Type of: disunion, social control

Antonym: tribalization