radicalization - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌrædɪkəlaɪzˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. the process by which a person or group comes to hold more extreme views

    Prayer leaders and prison chaplains have begun discussing ways to better fight the radicalization of young Muslims.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 24/06/2014