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polarize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpolarizepo‧lar‧ize (also polarise British English) /ˈpəʊləraɪz $ ˈpoʊ-/ verb [intransitive, transitive] formal  SEPARATEto divide into clearly separate groups with opposite beliefs, ideas, or opinions, or to make people do this The issue has polarized the country.polarization /ˌpəʊləraɪˈzeɪʃən $ ˌpoʊlərə-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
polarizePlayer salaries are similarly being polarized.The community has been polarized by the police brutality case.Evangelism and social action are polarized instead of being integrated as a united mission agenda for the Church.It may appear that male and female students are polarized on the basis of biology.During my public career, everything I did polarized people, was controversial.A second election was held and a new Duma convened in 1907, but it was even more polarized than its predecessor.And the argument over Manchester polarized the two ends of the company.The masculine and feminine positions delineated here are related to polarized versions of the two self-strategies described in previous chapters.In all likelihood, the racially polarized vote will reinforce Mississippi's negative image far beyond its borders.
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Verb table
polarize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypolarize
he, she, itpolarizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypolarized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave polarized
he, she, ithas polarized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad polarized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill polarize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have polarized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam polarizing
he, she, itis polarizing
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you, we, theyare polarizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas polarizing
you, we, theywere polarizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been polarizing
he, she, ithas been polarizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been polarizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be polarizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been polarizing
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