- politicize [pə lit′ə sīz΄]vi.politicized, politicizingto talk about, or engage in, politicsvt.to make political in tone, character, etc.politicizationn.
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politicize — (Amer.) poÂ·litÂ·iÂ·cize || pÉ™ lÉªtÉªsaÉªz v. make political, cause to be political; deal with politics, be involved in politics (also politicise) … English contemporary dictionary
politicize — (also politicise) ► VERB 1) make politically aware or politically active. 2) engage in or talk about politics. DERIVATIVES politicization noun … English terms dictionary
politicize — [[t]pəlɪ̱tɪsaɪz[/t]] politicizes, politicizing, politicized VERB If you politicize someone or something, you make them more interested in politics or more involved with politics. [V n] ...ideas which might politicize the labouring classes and… … English dictionary
politicize — UK [pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz] / US [pəˈlɪtəˌsaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms politicize : present tense I/you/we/they politicize he/she/it politicizes present participle politicizing past tense politicized past participle politicized 1) to bring an issue,… … English dictionary
politicize — transitive verb ( cized; cizing) Date: 1846 to give a political tone or character to < an attempt to politicize the civil service > • politicization noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
politicize — politicization, n. /peuh lit euh suyz /, v., politicized, politicizing. v.t. 1. to bring a political character or flavor to; make political: to politicize a private dispute. v.i. 2. to engage in or discuss politics. Also, esp. Brit., politicise.… … Universalium
politicize — po•lit•i•cize [[t]pəˈlɪt əˌsaɪz[/t]] v. cized, ciz•ing 1) gov to give a political character or bias to: to politicize a religious debate[/ex] 2) gov to engage in or discuss politics • Etymology: 1750–60 po•lit i•ci•za′tion, n … From formal English to slang
politicize — verb a) To discuss politics b) To give something political characteristics; to turn into a political issue … Wiktionary
politicize — po|li|ti|cize also politicise BrE [pəˈlıtısaız] v [T] 1.) to make a subject or a situation more political ▪ The Olympic Games should not be politicized. 2.) to make someone become more involved in political activities ▪ He became politicised… … Dictionary of contemporary English
politicize — po|lit|i|cize [ pə lıtə,saız ] verb transitive 1. ) to bring an issue, organization, way of doing something, etc. to the attention of the public so that it can be discussed: The tobacco issue is becoming too politicized. 2. ) to make someone more … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English