Politicized



[puh-lit-uh-sahyz] /pəˈlɪt əˌsaɪz/

verb (used with object), politicized, politicizing.
1.
to bring a character or flavor to; make :
to politicize a private dispute.
verb (used without object), politicized, politicizing.
2.
to engage in or discuss politics.
/pəˈlɪtɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to render political in tone, interest, or awareness
2.
(intransitive) to participate in political discussion or activity
v.

1758, “take up politics,” from politics + -ize. Meaning “to render political” is from 1846. Related: Politicized; politicizing. Earlier was politize (late 16c.), but this was rare.

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