Examples of radicalize in a Sentence
The war has radicalized an entire generation of young people.
Recent Examples of radicalize from the Web
No one is going to argue— Otaiba: Al Jazeera Arabic comes on TV and literally radicalizes people.
The execution radicalized many young intellectuals, and a noteworthy number of those who lived in Massachusetts decided to move to New York in protest, which Temkin argues shifted the cultural balance of the two areas.
Brothers radicalizing together are a common theme among extremists.
But instead of going after these already dangerous radicals, the FBI is busy radicalizing people who otherwise might not have bothered with political violence.
Perhaps the least predictable among those who make up ISIS 2.0 are the virtual adherents, those radicalized online and nursing a range of grievances who turn to random acts of violence.
But the report leaves little doubt that the perpetrators of future terror attacks are already here, including some who may not yet be radicalized.
Southeast Asian governments have for years highlighted the risk from returning fighters alongside those radicalized at home via the Internet.
Many in northern Nigeria, scarred from the violence of recent years, fear the extremists radicalized the former Boko Haram captives, and see them more as willful collaborators than as victims of war crimes.
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RADICALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of radicalize for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone or something) to become more radical especially in politics
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