- democratizes, democratizing, democratizedIf a country or a system is democratized, it is made democratic. [JOURNALISM]
[V n] ...a further need to democratize the life of society as a whole...
[V n] When he left his native country, he said he would not return until it had been fully democratised.Derived words:democratization [[t]dɪmɒ̱krətaɪze͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N-UNCOUNT oft the N of n(in BRIT, also use democratise)
...the democratisation of Eastern Europe.
...the democratization process.
English dictionary. 2008.
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Democratize — De*moc ra*tizev. t. To render democratic. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
democratize — 1798 (trans.), 1840 (intrans.), from Fr. démocratiser, from démocratie (see DEMOCRACY (Cf. democracy)). Gk. demokratizein meant to be on the democratic side … Etymology dictionary
democratize — (also democratise) ► VERB ▪ introduce a democratic system or democratic principles to. DERIVATIVES democratization noun … English terms dictionary
democratize — [di mäk′rə tīz΄] vt., vi. democratized, democratizing [Fr démocratiser < ML democratizare < Gr dēmokratizein] to make or become democratic democratization n … English World dictionary
democratize — UK [dɪˈmɒkrətaɪz] / US [dɪˈmɑkrəˌtaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms democratize : present tense I/you/we/they democratize he/she/it democratizes present participle democratizing past tense democratized past participle democratized to change the… … English dictionary
democratize — verb Democratize is used with these nouns as the object: ↑country … Collocations dictionary
democratize — de|moc|ra|tize also democratise BrE [dıˈmɔkrətaız US dıˈma: ] v [T] to change the way in which a government, company etc is organized, so that it is more democratic ▪ efforts to democratize school management structures >democratization… … Dictionary of contemporary English
democratize — transitive verb ( tized; tizing) Date: 1798 to make democratic • democratization noun • democratizer noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
democratize — democratization, n. democratizer, n. /di mok reuh tuyz /, v.t., v.i., democratized, democratizing. to make or become democratic. Also, esp. Brit., democratise. [1790 1800; < F démocratiser, equiv. to démocrate DEMOCRAT + iser IZE] * * * … Universalium
democratize — verb /dɪˈmɒkrətʌɪz/ To make democratic … Wiktionary