Definition of politicalize in US English:

politicalize

(also politicalise)

verb

  • 1with object To make political, to politicize.

  • 2no object To practise or comment on politics. rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Saturday Review. From political + -ize.

Pronunciation

politicalize

/pəˈlɪtɪk(ə)lʌɪz/