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radicalize

[ rad-i-kuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞r忙d 瑟 k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), rad路i路cal路ized, rad路i路cal路iz路ing.
to make radical or more radical, as in politics: young people who are being radicalized by extremist philosophies.
verb (used without object), rad路i路cal路ized, rad路i路cal路iz路ing.
to become radical or more radical: The regime has increasingly radicalized since the coup.
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Also especially British, rad路i路cal路ise .

Origin of radicalize

First recorded in1815鈥20; radical + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM radicalize

rad路i路cal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for radicalize

radicalize

radicalise

/ (藞r忙d瑟k蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to make (a person) more radical

Derived forms of radicalize

radicalization or radicalisation, noun
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