deradicalize

[ dee-rad-i-kuh-lahyz ]
/ diˈræd ɪ kəˌlaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·rad·i·cal·ized, de·rad·i·cal·iz·ing.

to free from radical ideas, goals, or elements: The more conservative politicians were trying to deradicalize the liberation movement.

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Also especially British, de·rad·i·cal·ise .

Origin of deradicalize

First recorded in 1970–75; de- + radical + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM deradicalize

de·rad·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun
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