depoliticize

verb de·po·lit·i·cize \ ˌdē-pə-ˈli-tə-ˌsīz \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of depoliticize

transitive verb
: to remove the political character of : take out of the realm of politics
  • depoliticize foreign aid

depoliticization

play \ˌdē-pə-ˌli-tə-sə-ˈzä-shən\ noun

Examples of depoliticize in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of depoliticize

1937


DEPOLITICIZE Defined for English Language Learners

depoliticize

verb

Definition of depoliticize for English Language Learners

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



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