radicalize

[rad-i-kuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), radicalized, radicalizing.
1.
to make radical or more radical, especially in politics.
verb (used without object), radicalized, radicalizing.
2.
to become radical or more radical, especially in politics.
Also, especially British, radicalise.


Origin:
1815–20; radical + -ize

radicalization, noun
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radicalize or radicalise (ˈrædɪkəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to make (a person) more radical
 
radicalise or radicalise
 
vb
 
radicali'zation or radicalise
 
n
 
radicali'sation or radicalise
 
n

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As a result, many witnesses to this repression became radicalized.
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