propagandize

verb pro·pa·gan·dize \ ˌprä-pə-ˈgan-ˌdīz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of propagandize

propagandized; propagandizing
transitive verb
:to subject to propaganda; also :to carry on propaganda for
intransitive verb
:to carry on propaganda

propagandizer

play \ˌprä-pə-ˈgan-ˌdī-zər\ noun

Examples of propagandize in a Sentence

  1. They were propagandized into believing what the government wanted them to believe.

  2. He uses his movies to propagandize for the state.

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First Known Use of propagandize

1844


PROPAGANDIZE Defined for English Language Learners

propagandize

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Definition of propagandize for English Language Learners

  • : to spread propaganda


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