Roleset id: democratize.01 , make into a democracy, Source: , vncls: , framnet: democratize.01: DEMOCRATIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'democratize' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 45.4. (from democratize.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: causer of democracy, agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing now a democracy (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
Example: null-agent active
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive
In Poland's rapid shift from socialism to an undefined alternative, environmental issues have become a cutting edge of broader movements [*] to restructure the economy, cut cumbersome bureaucracies, and democratize local politics.
Arg1: local politics
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle
Capital-1 has been democratized [*-1], and people want in.
Roleset id: democratic.02 , of/for the people, Source: , vncls: , framnet: democratic.02: DEMOCRATIC-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ data. (from democratic.01-j)
democratize.01's arg0 not available in adjectival use. (from democratic.01-j)
Arg1-PAG: entity that is democratic
Example: with MNR
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Kettering research has identified democratic practices that have everyday applications in the life of a community, and they are democratic in that they increase the control that people have over their future.
Argm-mnr: in that they increas the control that people have over their future