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democratize

[ dih-mok-ruh-tahyz ]
/ dɪˈmɒk rəˌtaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), de·moc·ra·tized, de·moc·ra·tiz·ing.

to make or become democratic.

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Also especially British, de·moc·ra·tise .

Origin of democratize

1790–1800; <French démocratiser, equivalent to démocratedemocrat + -iser-ize
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British Dictionary definitions for democratize

democratize

democratise

/ (dɪˈmɒkrəˌtaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make democratic
democratization or democratisation, noun
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