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democratize

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verb de·moc·ra·tize \di-ˈmä-krə-ˌtīz\

Simple Definition of democratize

  • : to make (a country or organization) more democratic

  • : to make (something) available to all people : to make it possible for all people to understand (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of democratize

democratizeddemocratizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make democratic

democratization play \-ˌmä-krə-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
democratizer play \-ˈmä-krə-ˌtī-zər\ noun

Examples of democratize in a sentence

  1. Community leaders have had some success in democratizing the organization.

  2. There is internal pressure on the government to democratize.

  3. The magazine's goal is to democratize art.

  4. an effort to democratize politics



1798

First Known Use of democratize

1798

Rhymes with democratize

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