democratize

[ dih-mok-ruh-tahyz ]
/ dɪˈmɒk rəˌtaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), de·moc·ra·tized, de·moc·ra·tiz·ing.

to make or become democratic.
Also especially British, de·moc·ra·tise.

Origin of democratize

1790–1800; < French démocratiser, equivalent to démocrate democrat + -iser -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for democratize

democratize

democratise

/ (dɪˈmɒkrəˌtaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make democratic

Derived Forms

democratization or democratisation, noun
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