Definition of democratize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

democratize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈmɒkrətaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːkrətaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they democratize
BrE BrE//ˈmɒkrətaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːkrətaɪz//
 
he / she / it democratizes
BrE BrE//dɪˈmɒkrətaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈmɑːkrətaɪzɪz//
 
past simple democratized
BrE BrE//dɪˈmɒkrətaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈmɑːkrətaɪzd//
 
past participle democratized
BrE BrE//dɪˈmɒkrətaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈmɑːkrətaɪzd//
 
-ing form democratizing
BrE BrE//dɪˈmɒkrətaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈmɑːkrətaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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democratize something (formal) to make a country or an institution more democratic Word Origin late 18th cent.: from French démocratiser.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: democratize