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[strat-i-jahyz] /ˈstræt ɪˌdʒaɪz/
verb (used without object), strategized, strategizing.
to make up or determine strategy; plan.
Also, especially British, strategise.
Origin of strategize
1970-75; strateg(y) + -ize Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These companies are already strategizing for the cities of the future, because they want to make money there.
  • Thus, there is a natural transition among scientists to move from personal satisfaction to strategizing about outreach.
  • But those aren't born from ego so much as from taking too literally our publishers' and agents' strategizing sessions.
  • He devotes serious time to speeches and campaign strategizing.
  • Since her injury left her without the use of her abdominal muscles, even rolling onto her side requires strategizing.
  • There's writing involved, and behind-the-scenes strategizing.
  • It's interesting to see all of this armchair strategizing.
  • The serious chalk talks and strategizing for game day.
  • It is a highly useful tool in developing and organizing a grant application, and when strategizing any program improvement.
  • My strengths are communicating, strategizing and working with others to promote the goals that have been set.
Word Origin and History for strategizing



1943, American English, from strategy + -ize. Related: Strategized; strategizing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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