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Bolshevize

[bohl-shuh-vahyz, bol-] /ˈboʊl ʃəˌvaɪz, ˈbɒl-/
verb (used with object), Bolshevized, Bolshevizing.
1.
to bring under the influence or domination of Bolshevists; render Bolshevik or Bolshevistic.
verb (used without object), Bolshevized, Bolshevizing.
2.
to become Bolshevik or Bolshevistic; act like a Bolshevik.
Also, bolshevize; especially British, Bolshevise.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; Bolshev(ist) + -ize
Related forms
Bolshevization, noun
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