Definition of propagandize in English:

propagandize

verb

[NO OBJECT]derogatory
  • 1 Promote or publicize a particular cause, organization, or view, especially in a biased or misleading way.

    ‘abolitionist leaders had not specifically propagandized for emancipation’
    • ‘While displaying nostalgia for a vanishing rural and small-town America, their work also adeptly propagandized for the New Deal.’
    • ‘Scott is not simply telling a story, he is propagandising for a particular political position.’
    • ‘It is constantly propagandizing on its own behalf, trying to cover things up, or reinterpret them or deny them, so that it can continue to remain central.’
    • ‘She declined - at least in part because she was already propagandising expertly for her own causes.’
    • ‘Whether it was a grandchild, niece, nephew or child, nearly everyone in America would have a personal stake to think about when the country was being rallied or propagandized for war.’
    • ‘They are arguing and propagandising around their own point of view.’
    • ‘She also has propagandized political, feminist views and lifestyle.’
    • ‘In other words, ‘a great speech’ is one that successfully manipulates or propagandizes to promote certain causes.’
    • ‘We don't bring up to these issues to provoke people to throw a massive revolt or to propagandise political left views.’
    • ‘Moore's type of propaganda is far, far easier to resist, because it is immediately and constantly apparent that he is propagandizing.’
    advocate, champion, support, promote, publicize, propagate, promulgate, campaign for, proclaim, preach
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    1. 1.1[with object]Attempt to influence (someone) with propaganda.
      ‘people who have to be emotionalized and propagandized by logical arguments’
      • ‘Fear of being propagandized does not similarly trouble Arab students.’
      • ‘It is as wrong to propagandize the masses to an ideological end as it is to exploit felt wants only for gain.’
      • ‘I see the center as part of an incremental series of intricate moves toward justice; those who disagree with my premises see it as an attempt to propagandize women into a utopian, unrealistic mindset.’
      • ‘As a result, we as a people have been propagandized and dumbed down to the point where we are unable to recognize evil where it exists.’
      • ‘I also must report that I've visited France and no doubt succumbed to certain attempts to propagandize me.’
      • ‘Each caste was propagandized to think of themselves as the lucky ones.’
      • ‘For political reasons, at a moment when Americans had been propagandized into thinking of the atomic bomb as their best defense, this was the deepest secret of the time.’
      • ‘When we propagandize him, we cannot talk about this side of him.’
      • ‘I've always warned my husband that I intend to propagandize our kids to give their country at least one hitch.’
      • ‘At the elite private or public high schools they attend, and even more at their colleges and universities, they are propagandized about the evils of capitalism and globalization, and the virtues of environmentalism and pacifism.’

Pronunciation:

propagandize

/ˌpräpəˈɡanˌdīz/