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politicize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v politicize give a political character to "politicize the discussion"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • politicize To occupy one's self with polities; discuss political questions. Also spelled politicise.
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Usage

In literature:

The sudden declaration of a coherent, politicized counter-strike from the ranks of hackerdom electrified the community.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Third, the Chinese will have to recognize the need for politicalization of public opinion.
"Government in Republican China" by Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
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In news:

Last week the Washington Post editorial page posted two internal reports on the city's politicized contracting process for the DC lottery.
Obama should be ashamed for politicizing bin Laden killing (with VIDEO).
I wanted to avoid 'politicized' hearings.
It took elected officials and their rivals about zero point five seconds to begin politicizing the murder of Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie.
The politicization of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
The Venezuelan president's allies say opponents are politicizing his illness.
Politicizing job creation doesn't benefit Michigan business or labor.
Mike Oxley (R-Ohio) has introduced a bill with the catchy title "FCC De-Politicization Act of 2000.".
Mitt Romney's Disgraceful Politicizing of Libya Tragedy.
Politicizing the Schiavo case (David Shuster).
Council members can do the county and state a great service, or they can politicize the issue for narrow gain.
The move confirms our fear that the panel will become an overly politicized joke.
Politicizing job creation doesn't benefit Michigan business or labor .
Unlike broader marijuana legalization, medical marijuana is no longer so politicized and controversial.
Jay-Z politicizing his lyrics before making a pitch for a big turnout at the polls.
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In science:

Gauchat G (2012) Politicization of Science in the Public Sphere: A Study of Public Trust in the United States, 1974 to 2010.
Deep Impact: Unintended consequences of journal rank
Avoiding the pitfalls of politicized psychology.
Scientific Utopia: II. Restructuring incentives and practices to promote truth over publishability
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