Meaning of POLARIZE in English

POLARIZE

(~s, polarizing, ~d)

Note: in BRIT, also use 'polarise'

If something ~s people or if something ~s, two separate groups are formed with opposite opinions or positions.

Missile deployment did much to further ~ opinion in Britain...

As the car rental industry ~s, business will go to the bigger companies...

VERB: V n, V

~d

Since Independence the electorate has been ~d equally between two parties.

ADJ

polarization

There is increasing polarization between the blacks and whites in the US.

N-UNCOUNT

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