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tr. & intr.v. po·lit·i·cal·ized, po·lit·i·cal·iz·ing, po·lit·i·cal·iz·es
To politicize.

po·lit′i·cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.


(pəˈlɪtɪkəˌlaɪz) or


1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to make (something) political
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (intr) to comment on politics


(pəˈlɪt ɪ kəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to cause to be political; color with politics.
- po•lit`i•cal•i•za′tion,
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