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deradicalize

[dee-rad-i-kuh-lahyz]
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verb (used with object), de·rad·i·cal·ized, de·rad·i·cal·iz·ing.
  1. 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
Related formsde·rad·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun
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