[ puh-lit-i-kuh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object),po·lit·i·cal·ized, po·lit·i·cal·iz·ing.
  1. to cause to be political; color with politics.

Origin of politicalize

First recorded in 1865–70; political + -ize
  • Also especially British, po·lit·i·cal·ise .

Other words from politicalize

  • po·lit·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun
  • de·po·lit·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun
  • de·po·lit·i·cal·ize, verb (used with object), de·po·lit·i·cal·ized, de·po·lit·i·cal·iz·ing.

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