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EtymologyEdit

From demokratija (democracy) +‎ -izēt. Clearly not formed in Latvian, but borrowed as such from some other European language.

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demokratizēt tr., 2nd conj., pres. demokratizēju, demokratizē, demokratizē, past demokratizēju

  1. to democratize (to make (something) democratic, to make (something) more democratic)
    demokratizēt valsts iekārtuto democratize the state
    demokratizēt sabiedrisko iekārtuto democratize the social order
    demokratizēt vēlēšanu sistēmuto democratize the electoral system

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