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verb [transitive]     weaponize pronunciation in British English
/ˈwepənaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyweaponize
he/she/itweaponizes
present participleweaponizing
past tenseweaponized
past participleweaponized
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
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    used figuratively to mean 'use as a political weapon'

    Miliband has repeatedly refused to confirm or deny whether he has said that he wants to "weaponise" the NHS during the election.

    There is not a single word of care for victims against whom Wikipedia has been and is being weaponized.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 29/01/2015

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