- to engage in or discuss politics.
Also especially British, po·lit·i·cise.
Origin of politicize
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Examples from the Web for depoliticize
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There is a suggestion that the investigation of the case was farmed out to a "neutral" province to depoliticize the process.Will Gu Kailai Get the Death Penalty?
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- (tr) to deprive of a political nature; render apoliticaltwo years on the committee totally depoliticized him
- (tr) to render political in tone, interest, or awareness
- (intr) to participate in political discussion or activity
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Word Origin and History for depoliticize
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