demassify

demassification, n.demassifier, n.
/dee mas"euh fuy'/, v.t., demassified, demassifying.
1. to cause (society or a social system) to become less uniform or centralized; diversify or decentralize: to demassify the federal government.
2. to break (something standardized or homogeneous) into elements that appeal to individual tastes or special interests: to demassify the magazine industry into special-interest periodicals.
Also, de-massify.
[DE- + MASS + -IFY]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • demassify — demassification, n. demassifier, n. /dee mas euh fuy /, v.t., demassified, demassifying. 1. to cause (society or a social system) to become less uniform or centralized; diversify or decentralize: to demassify the federal government. 2. to break… …   Universalium

  • demassify — verb a) To divide a social or political unit into its component parts b) To customize a mass medium so as to meet the requirements of individual consumers …   Wiktionary

  • demassify — v. decentralize, diversify; cause to become less uniform or centralized; break something that is standardized or uniform into elements that pleases individual tastes or appeal to certain interests …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demassify — [di: masɪfʌɪ] verb (demassifies, demassifying, demassified) divide or break up into component parts. Derivatives demassification noun …   English new terms dictionary

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