German Edit

Etymology Edit

gleich +‎ schalten

Pronunciation Edit

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Verb Edit

gleichschalten (weak, third-person singular present schaltet gleich, past tense schaltete gleich, past participle gleichgeschaltet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (electrical engineering, transitive) to synchronise
  2. (Nazism, transitive) to force into Gleichschaltung
  3. (politics, by extension, transitive) to subjugate (someone)’s thought and action to the policies and worldview of the ruling class

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