politicize[pə lit′ə sīz′]
politicize definition by Webster's New World
to make political in tone, character, etc.
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- politicization noun
politicize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb po·lit·i·cized, po·lit·i·ciz·ing, po·lit·i·ciz·es verb, intransitive
To engage in or discuss politics.verb, transitive
To make political: “The mayor was given authority to appoint police commissioners and by virtue of that power was able to politicize the department” (Connie Paige).
- po·litˌi·ci·zaˈtion noun