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depoliticize

verb [T] (UK usually depoliticise)     /ˌdiː.pɒlˈɪt.ɪ.saɪz/ US  /-pɑːˈlɪt̬-/
to cause something or someone to have no political connections: The first job of the new democratic government should be to depoliticize the judiciary. He says he wants to depoliticize the issue.Politics depoliticization (UK usually depoliticisation)     /ˌdiː.pɒl.ɪ.tɪ.saɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-pɑː.lɪ.t̬ɪ-/ noun [U]
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