[ puh-lit-uh-sahyz ]
/ pəˈlɪt əˌsaɪz /
verb (used with object), po·lit·i·cized, po·lit·i·ciz·ing.
verb (used without object), po·lit·i·cized, po·lit·i·ciz·ing.
to engage in or discuss politics.
Also especially British, po·lit·i·cise.
Related formspo·lit·i·ci·za·tion, nounde·po·lit·i·ci·za·tion, nounde·po·lit·i·cize, verb (used with object), de·po·lit·i·cized, de·po·lit·i·ciz·ing.non·po·lit·i·ci·za·tion, noun
Can be confusedpoliticize politick
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Examples from the Web for depoliticize
There is word that this done deliberately, to depoliticize the exhibits.Rudy Giuliani on His 9/11 Bluff, the Museum Controversy and the Rise of ISIS|Josh Robin|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a suggestion that the investigation of the case was farmed out to a "neutral" province to depoliticize the process.
British Dictionary definitions for depoliticize (1 of 2)
/ (ˌdiːpəˈlɪtɪˌsaɪz) /
(tr) to deprive of a political nature; render apoliticaltwo years on the committee totally depoliticized him
British Dictionary definitions for depoliticize (2 of 2)
/ (pəˈlɪtɪˌsaɪz) /
(tr) to render political in tone, interest, or awareness
(intr) to participate in political discussion or activity
Derived Formspoliticization or politicisation, noun
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