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strategize

[strat-i-jahyz]
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verb (used without object), strat·e·gized, strat·e·giz·ing.
  1. to make up or determine strategy; plan.
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Also especially British, strat·e·gise.

Origin of strategize

First recorded in 1970–75; strateg(y) + -ize
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  • As they neared the exit, they started to strategize about the best ride to go on next.

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    Cory Doctorow


Word Origin and History for strategize

v.

1943, American English, from strategy + -ize. Related: Strategized; strategizing.

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