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deradicalize

[ dee-rad-i-kuh-lahyz ]
/ di藞r忙d 瑟 k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路rad路i路cal路ized, de路rad路i路cal路iz路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路rad路i路cal路ise .

Origin of deradicalize

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

OTHER WORDS FROM deradicalize

de路rad路i路cal路i路za路tion, noun
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