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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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Mahinda Rajapaksa is fully aware that the results do not reflect the mood of the people towards the dissolution of Parliament, yet he has brazenly politicalized Sri Lanka Podujana Perumuna (SLPP)'s victory and succeeded in confusing the people.
We have observed ways in which the domestic and banal matters of food and housework become politicalized, ritualized, and intentionally organized.
The Icelandic financial system experienced a similar development, being prior to 1990s restricted in a politicalized environment, with banks mostly servicing certain groups.
Methodological challenges in this section include scrutiny of the researcher, particularly if the researcher is a Muslim (several contributors to this volume identify themselves as Muslim); the difficulty of identifying Muslim offenders (the system does not identify them on the basis of faith); xenophobic fears by staff; suspicion by the Muslim inmates and prison chaplains; and the politicalized nature of the topic.
The persistent politicalized attacks -- whether blocking confirmation of hundreds of officials or investigating them at every turn -- have helped create an atmosphere of caution and risk aversion.
As public sectors and local authority have the common interests to justify that they have provided satisfying performance, it becomes inevitable that performance results are highly politicalized.
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Based on the analysis of the discourse data, this paper argues that common people in Taiwan conceptualize peace in a more constructive and all-dimensional way, in comparison with the militarized, internationally politicalized version favored by the government and the media.
One reason is that expedition accounts follow a generic convention that is common to almost all books produced about climbing: it is not possible to discuss political matters openly, even though the uses and representations of the body in wilderness environments are always politicalized and always involve issues about power, knowledge, and pleasure (or pain).
One can understand Yang's insistence on this abstract or transcendent aspect of the poetic structure as a reaction to the obsessively politicalized discourse, poetic and otherwise, within which he grew up, yet he insists that these characteristics are embedded in the nature of the written Chinese language itself and foregrounded in its long poetic tradition.
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