- 1politicize something to make something a political issue the highly politicized issue of unemployment
- 2politicize somebody/something to make somebody/something become more involved in politics The rural population has become increasingly politicized in recent years.
BrE BrE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz//[often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they politicize
BrE BrE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪz//he / she / it politicizes
BrE BrE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzɪz//; NAmE NAmE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzɪz//past simple politicized
BrE BrE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzd//past participle politicized
BrE BrE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzd//-ing form politicizing
BrE BrE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//pəˈlɪtɪsaɪzɪŋ//