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politicize

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verb po·lit·i·cize \pə-ˈli-tə-ˌsīz\

Simple Definition of politicize

  • : to relate (an idea, issue, etc.) to politics in a way that makes people less likely to agree

  • : to cause (someone) to become involved or interested in government or politics

Full Definition of politicize

po·lit·i·cizedpo·lit·i·ciz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a political tone or character to <an attempt to politicize the civil service>

po·lit·i·ci·za·tion play \-ˌli-tə-sə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of politicize

  1. They have politicized the budget process.



1846

First Known Use of politicize

1846

Rhymes with politicize

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