Definition of politicization in English:


(British politicisation)

Pronunciation /pəˌlidisiˈzāSH(ə)n/ /pəˌlɪdɪsɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /pəˌlidiˌsīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /pəˌlɪdɪˌsaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translate politicization into Spanish


  • 1The action of causing an activity or event to become political in character.

    ‘the politicization of the internet’
    • ‘Every step of the way, you have a politicization of the process.’
    • ‘Its reliance on government coercion increases the politicization of poverty.’
    • ‘The politicization of enterprise redirects our efforts into unproductive competition over the distribution of wealth, rather than towards the production of wealth.’
    • ‘Politicisation of religion is more apparent in the North.’
    • ‘One of the most pressing issues facing liberal democracies today is the politicization of ethnocultural diversity.’
    • ‘It has a logical partner in the widespread negative politicisation of cultural difference.’
    • ‘It is a defeat for democracy brought about by the cheap politicization of national security.’
    • ‘The resulting politicisation of the planned visit has led to the withdrawal of other members.’
    • ‘This politicisation of sex had its intellectual forebears too, most immediately Marcuse.’
    • ‘He urged governments in the region and donors to "avoid politicisation of food aid."’
    1. 1.1The process of becoming or being made politically aware.
      ‘the creeping politicization of top scientists’
      • ‘His politicization seemed to reflect heavy influence by communism.’
      • ‘Her gradual politicization is matched by the converse in her husband.’
      • ‘This politicisation of individuals involved in strikes is not a new phenomenon.’
      • ‘Cotton production was obligatory as early as 1925 and had an irreversible influence on population movements and the politicization of residents.’
      • ‘Her first novel traces the awakening politicisation of a film-maker in the US.’
      • ‘With their manipulation of unemployment statistics, they started the corruption and politicisation of independent civil servants.’
      • ‘The university, in spite of the politicization of the trustees, has to stand for the freedom to pursue the truth wherever it may lead.’
      • ‘There are signs of a growing politicisation among the youth, but not in the direction of the old parties.’
      • ‘There is a growing politicisation of ordinary people.’
      • ‘She rejects this distinction and discusses how circumstances have conspired to ensure her politicization.’