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v. po·lit·i·cized, po·lit·i·ciz·ing, po·lit·i·ciz·es
To engage in or discuss politics.
To make political: an official who politicized the response to the hurricane.
po·lit′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.
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
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.
Past participle: politicized
To make something become political in character.
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