- 1politicize something to make something a political issue the highly politicized issue of unemployment
- 2politicize somebody/something to make someone or something become more involved in politics The rural population has become increasingly politicized in recent years.
NAmE//pəˈlɪt̮əˌsaɪz//[often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they politicize
he / she / it politicizes
past simple politicized
-ing form politicizing
politicizationjump to other results
NAmE//pəˌlɪt̮əsəˈzeɪʃn//noun [uncountable] the politicization of education