Definition of propagandize in English:

propagandize

Line breaks: propa¦gand|ize
Pronunciation: /ˌprɒpəˈgandʌɪz
 
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(also propagandise)

verb

[no object] chiefly • derogatory
  • 1Promote a particular cause or view by using propaganda: abolitionist leaders had not specifically propagandized for emancipation
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    • While displaying nostalgia for a vanishing rural and small-town America, their work also adeptly propagandized for the New Deal.
    • Whether it was a grandchild, niece, nephew or child, nearly everyone in America would have a personal stake to think about when the country was being rallied or propagandized for war.
    • She also has propagandized political, feminist views and lifestyle.
    Synonyms
    advocate, champion, support, promote, publicize, propagate, promulgate, campaign for, proclaim, preach
  • 1.1 [with object] Attempt to influence (someone) by using propaganda: when you encounter people who parrot the population-control agenda, they often fail to realize that they have been propagandized
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    • I also must report that I've visited France and no doubt succumbed to certain attempts to propagandize me.
    • I see the center as part of an incremental series of intricate moves toward justice; those who disagree with my premises see it as an attempt to propagandize women into a utopian, unrealistic mindset.
    • When we propagandize him, we cannot talk about this side of him.
    Synonyms
    persuade, convince, brainwash, indoctrinate, proselytize

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