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democratize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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democratizede‧moc‧ra‧tize (also democratise British English) /dɪˈmɒkrətaɪz $ dɪˈmɑː-/ verb [transitive]  PPPto change the way in which a government, company etc is organized, so that it is more democratic efforts to democratize school management structuresdemocratization /dɪˌmɒkrətaɪˈzeɪʃən $ dɪˌmɑːkrətə-/ noun [uncountable]
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democratizeAt the same time our study found that although the flattening of the hierarchy was apparent, that did not automatically democratize.It was hypothesized here that the flattening of the hierarchy was apparent, but this did not automatically democratize.There were efforts to democratize school management structures, encouraged by the establishment of communal villages and co-operatives.The success of President Mohammad Khatami's brave attempt to democratize the country hangs in the balance.They could democratize the royal professions that lord it over our health, education, welfare and criminal justice bureaucracies.
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Verb table
democratize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydemocratize
he, she, itdemocratizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydemocratized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave democratized
he, she, ithas democratized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad democratized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill democratize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have democratized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam democratizing
he, she, itis democratizing
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you, we, theyare democratizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas democratizing
you, we, theywere democratizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been democratizing
he, she, ithas been democratizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been democratizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be democratizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been democratizing
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