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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 11:33:00

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