[ dee-mas-uh-fahy ]
/ diˈmæs əˌfaɪ /
verb (used with object), de·mas·si·fied, de·mas·si·fy·ing.
to cause (society or a social system) to become less uniform or centralized; diversify or decentralize: to demassify the federal government.
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.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
OTHER WORDS FROM demassifyde·mas·si·fi·ca·tion, nounde·mas·si·fi·er, noun
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