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po·lit·i·cize

 (pə-lĭt′ĭ-sīz′)
v. po·lit·i·cized, po·lit·i·ciz·ing, po·lit·i·ciz·es
v.intr.
To engage in or discuss politics.
v.tr.
To make political: an official who politicized the response to the hurricane.

po·lit′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.

politicize

(pəˈlɪtɪˌsaɪz) or

politicise

vb
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to render political in tone, interest, or awareness
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (intr) to participate in political discussion or activity
poˌliticiˈzation, poˌliticiˈsation n

po•lit•i•cize

(pəˈlɪt əˌsaɪz)

v. -cized, -ciz•ing. v.t.
1. to give a political character or bias to: to politicize a religious debate.
v.i.
2. to engage in or discuss politics.
[1750–60]
po•lit`i•ci•za′tion, n.

politicize


Past participle: politicized
Gerund: politicizing

Imperative
politicize
politicize
Present
I politicize
you politicize
he/she/it politicizes
we politicize
you politicize
they politicize
Preterite
I politicized
you politicized
he/she/it politicized
we politicized
you politicized
they politicized
Present Continuous
I am politicizing
you are politicizing
he/she/it is politicizing
we are politicizing
you are politicizing
they are politicizing
Present Perfect
I have politicized
you have politicized
he/she/it has politicized
we have politicized
you have politicized
they have politicized
Past Continuous
I was politicizing
you were politicizing
he/she/it was politicizing
we were politicizing
you were politicizing
they were politicizing
Past Perfect
I had politicized
you had politicized
he/she/it had politicized
we had politicized
you had politicized
they had politicized
Future
I will politicize
you will politicize
he/she/it will politicize
we will politicize
you will politicize
they will politicize
Future Perfect
I will have politicized
you will have politicized
he/she/it will have politicized
we will have politicized
you will have politicized
they will have politicized
Future Continuous
I will be politicizing
you will be politicizing
he/she/it will be politicizing
we will be politicizing
you will be politicizing
they will be politicizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been politicizing
you have been politicizing
he/she/it has been politicizing
we have been politicizing
you have been politicizing
they have been politicizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been politicizing
you will have been politicizing
he/she/it will have been politicizing
we will have been politicizing
you will have been politicizing
they will have been politicizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been politicizing
you had been politicizing
he/she/it had been politicizing
we had been politicizing
you had been politicizing
they had been politicizing
Conditional
I would politicize
you would politicize
he/she/it would politicize
we would politicize
you would politicize
they would politicize
Past Conditional
I would have politicized
you would have politicized
he/she/it would have politicized
we would have politicized
you would have politicized
they would have politicized

politicize

To make something become political in character.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.politicize - give a political character to; "politicize the discussion"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations

politicize

[pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz] VTpolitizar

politicize

[pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz] politicise (British) vt [+ person] → politiser; [issue, life, institution] → politiser

politicize

politicize

[pəˈlɪtɪˌsaɪz] vtpoliticizzare
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