politicize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theypoliticize
he/she/itpoliticizes
present participlepoliticizing
past tensepoliticized
past participlepoliticized
  1. 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.

derived word

politicization

 

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/pəˌlɪtɪsaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]