Definitions

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  • v. Alternative form of factionalize.

Etymologies

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factional +‎ -ise

Examples

  • The government is beginning to factionalise and ministers behave as if it is every man for himself.

    His calamity cabinet must be the despair of David Cameron | Andrew Rawnsley

  • Above all, in invoking this concept, our intention is not to factionalise the ANC, but to win broad support right across the Alliance and within the ANC, including its leadership, for a fundamental return to Charterist NDR values.

    Two steps forward, two steps back

  • He also said that defections would "de-factionalise" the PAC and would provide the party with more unanimity.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Yes, there are more people aligned against open education than behind it, so the last thing we need to do is factionalise within our own camp.

    Archive 2007-11-25

  • ANC; to be critical of things that are wrong; to be supportive of things that are good; and, to try to maintain the broad comradely unity of the ANC and not to factionalise it around presidential candidates, or around elections, or whatever.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "On the lines of a separate Vidarbha, Congress government at the Centre is planning to carve out a separate Mumbai state aligning the metropolis with neighbouring Thane and Raigad," he said here, adding the Sena would fight tooth and nail against the design to weaken and factionalise Maharashtra.

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  • And one-third of that number is five since you cannot factionalise human beings.

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  • A full-scale agreement to reunite both territories geographically and politically, unify and de-factionalise security services and broaden the PLO appears out of reach.

    Marc Lynch

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