depoliticize


de·po·lit·i·cize

transitive verb \ˌdē-pə-ˈli-tə-ˌsīz\

: to change (something) so that it is no longer influenced or controlled by politics

Full Definition of DEPOLITICIZE

:  to remove the political character of :  take out of the realm of politics <depoliticize foreign aid>
de·po·lit·i·ci·za·tion \ˌdē-pə-ˌli-tə-sə-ˈzä-shən\ noun

Examples of DEPOLITICIZE

  1. She says we need to depoliticize the process by which judges are chosen.
  2. The humanitarian aid groups want to see foreign aid depoliticized.

First Known Use of DEPOLITICIZE

1937

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