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politicize

verb po·lit·i·cize \pə-ˈli-tə-ˌsīz\

: 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

po·lit·i·cizedpo·lit·i·ciz·ing

Full Definition of POLITICIZE

transitive verb
:  to give a political tone or character to <an attempt to politicize the civil service>
po·lit·i·ci·za·tion \-ˌli-tə-sə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
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Examples of POLITICIZE

  1. They have politicized the budget process.

First Known Use of POLITICIZE

1846

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