un democratize

democratize

[dih-mok-ruh-tahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), democratized, democratizing.
to make or become democratic.
Also, especially British, democratise.


Origin:
1790–1800; < French démocratiser, equivalent to démocrate democrat + -iser -ize

democratization, noun
democratizer, noun
de-democratization, noun
de-democratize, verb, de-democratized, de-democratizing.
redemocratization, noun
redemocratize, verb, redemocratized, redemocratizing.
undemocratization, noun
undemocratize, verb (used with object), undemocratized, undemocratizing.
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democratize or democratise (dɪˈmɒkrəˌtaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make democratic
 
democratise or democratise
 
vb
 
democrati'zation or democratise
 
n
 
democrati'sation or democratise
 
n

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Word Origin & History

democratize
1798 (trans.), 1840 (intrans.), from Fr. democratiser (see democracy). Related: Democratization (1865).
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