democratize

verb de·moc·ra·tize \ di-ˈmä-krə-ˌtīz \

Definition of democratize

democratized; democratizing
transitive verb
: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

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First Known Use of democratize

1798


DEMOCRATIZE Defined for English Language Learners

democratize

verb

Definition of democratize for English Language Learners

  • : 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)



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