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tr.v. fac·tion·al·ized, fac·tion·al·iz·ing, fac·tion·al·iz·es
To split (a group, for example) into disputatious factions.


(ˈfækʃənəˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rare to split into factions


B. VIdividirse en facciones
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More recently, I am learning what a factionalised movement it is too.
It does suggest, however, that Labour is a factionalised party with an ideologically coherent minority grouping located on its right.
An arch conservative with the last word on high matters of state, Khamenei repeatedly used the phrase "whether this text is approved or not", implying the accord has yet to win definitive backing from Iran's factionalised political establishment.
While it included representatives of the major political players in his country's factionalised power-sharing government, it lacked women and members of community groups.
Five indicators amongst the index's twelve criteria have, since 2005, been a constant cause for concern: human rights violations, an increasingly factionalised elite, a weakening of state legitimacy, exacerbation of group grievances, and the deterioration of economic conditions.
It's now considered part of Damascus' powerful security apparatus, underlining "how the regime has adapted its forces to fight an asymmetric and irregular war" against the factionalised opposition, the CTC study observed.
The scandal that brought Bo down erupted in advance of a generational shift of power atop China's factionalised Communist Party.
All indications are that he will try to unite his heavily factionalised Zanu PF party and also preside over his succession process.
When a factionalised version of his experiences and eventual escape, written by Oliver Stone and directed by Alan Parker, was portrayed in the now infamous film Midnight Express, it so terrified the audiences that Turkey's desirability as a tourist destination plummeted faster than Billy's heart when security started frisking him at the airport.
The proposal was controversial in Australia: while the ACTU backed a scheme for compensation by early 1974 many unions did not support the prospect of opting out of litigation and the factionalised basis of the ALP afforded them clout.
Everyone wishes Imran well, but people are also aware that Pakistan figures high in any list of failed or failing states in the world, not just because of its dysfunctional democracy, overweening army but its demographic pressures, vengeance seeking groups within, poverty, factionalised elites, questions about state legitimacy and so on.
Greece has been trying to stitch together an emergency government following indecisive elections, but seems unable to hold together a highly factionalised network of parties, even on the basis of a simply pro or anti-bailout stance.