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propagandize

[ prop-uh-gan-dahyz ]
/ 藢pr蓲p 蓹藞g忙n da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), prop路a路gan路dized, prop路a路gan路diz路ing.
to propagate or publicize (principles, dogma, etc.) by means of propaganda.
to subject to propaganda: to propagandize enemy countries.
verb (used without object), prop路a路gan路dized, prop路a路gan路diz路ing.
to carry on or disseminate propaganda.
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Also especially British, prop路a路gan路dise .

Origin of propagandize

First recorded in 1835鈥45; propagand(a) + -ize
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How to use propagandize in a sentence

  • I do not try to propagandize him, and I see some good characteristics in communism.

    Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • They cannot create policy, not even the policy of propaganda; but they can propagandize.

    Proclaim Liberty!|Gilbert Seldes
  • They also propagandize against religion and such so-called crimes as laziness and indifference.

  • To supplement the formal media of communication, there are about 25,000 Party agitators who propagandize among the masses.

British Dictionary definitions for propagandize

propagandize

propagandise

/ (藢pr蓲p蓹藞伞忙nda瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to spread by propaganda
(tr) to subject to propaganda
(intr) to spread or organize propaganda
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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