relativization

noun rel·a·tiv·iza·tion \ˌrelətivə̇ˈzāshən\

Definition of relativization

plural

-s

  1. :  the act or result of making relative or regarding as relative rather than absolute assert again the dignity of human action against modern historical contemplation and relativization — Hannah Arendt relativization of space and time determinations

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