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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.


(pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzd) or


(of a person) interested in politics(of a thing or issue) overly influenced by politics


[pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzd] politicised (British) adj (British)politisé(e)
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PESHAWAR -- Qaumi Watan Party's (QWP) Chief Aftab Sherpao has said that situation of Karachi is being politicized whereas action should be taken against those who are involved in extortion and kidnapping for ransom.
Speaking to the press outside of the courthouse upon leaving, Aytac said: "I came to the courthouse today in the 'new Turkey', in a system with a politicized judiciary, politicized executive branch and other politicized state bodies.
I believe that the whole thing is politicized and is intended to put pressure Hizbullah in Lebanon in the same way that it aimed at putting pressure on Syria in the beginning, immediately after Hariri's assassination," he said.
The discussed issues are too much politicized in Parliament of Kyrgyzstan at times, President Almazbek Atambaev said at the public ceremony on occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Parliament on December 6.
It is very unfortunate that issue of national security is being politicized.
ISLAMABAD -- Central leader of Awami National Party (ANP) senator Dawood Khan Achakzai has said that federal government has politicized the office of governor in Balochistan.
Jamil al-Sayyed lashed out Sunday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, saying it had become "more politicized and unjust than the local national judiciary.
In a statement issued today, copy received by Aswat al-Iraq, he added "though we supported western Iraq demonstrations, we realized that these were politicized by foreign countries and the dissolved Bth Party".
Ilija Dimovski from VMRO-DPMNE responded that they do not wish to solve the problem but politicize it whereas BDI also demanded this subject not to be politicized as it is a matter of a technical problem.
Politicization incurs loss on UNESCO because this world body is not the place for political activity and UNESCO's status is too exalted to be politicized," he added.
Hizbullah Says International Tribunal Politicized, Does Not Interest Group