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- v. Alternative form of polarize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See polarize, polarizer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation
- v. cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
- v. cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
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In an apology last week to the BBC over Malema's outburst, the Afrikanerbond wrote that millions of honest, decent, hard-working and civilised South Africans bore the brunt of Malema and the ANCYL's agenda which, it claimed, was to "polarise" South Africa with "renewed racism".
'selectively leaking' the Liberhan Commission report on Babri Masjid demolition to the media seeking to 'polarise' voters.
That is a bundle of generalisations and stereotypes, but then few things are guaranteed to polarise opinions – and boost sales – as much as how we raise and educate our offspring.
Both phrases are lazy shorthand that over-simplify the issues and polarise the debate ...
Enhanced e-books could polarise the publishing industry, delegates were told at LBF's "Winners and Losers in the Digital Jungle" seminar.
Both phrases are lazy shorthand that over-simplify the issues and polarise the debate...
Whether you love or hate the new Doctor Who, prepare to polarise your thoughts even further one way or the other, if this latest rumour ever comes to fruition.
The internet does tend to polarise political debate.
And it was Cheney who used his own political apparatus to polarise both Congress and the leaders of the intelligence community to fuel the leaks that have caused so much damage.
Apparently the supporters of Jean Claude Juncker, the Luxembourg PM, are frank that the purpose of his candidacy is to polarise the field with him — Federalist, anti-Iraq — on one side and Blair on the other.