relativization

noun

rel·​a·​tiv·​iza·​tion
ˌrelətivə̇ˈzāshən
plural -s
: 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 relativizationHannah Arendt
relativization of space and time determinations

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“Relativization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relativization. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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