Definitions for nationalizeˈnæʃ ə nlˌaɪz, ˈnæʃ nəˌlaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nationalize, nationalise(verb)

    put under state control or ownership

    "Mitterand nationalized the banks"

  2. nationalize, nationalise(verb)

    make national in character or scope

    "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"

GCIDE

  1. nationalize(v. t.)

    To change ownership of (a business, a property) from private ownership to state ownership or control; as, to nationalize the steel industry.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. nationaliser.]

Wiktionary

  1. nationalize(Verb)

    To make national; to make a nation of; to endow with the character and habits of a nation, or the peculiar sentiments and attachment of citizens of a nation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nationalize(verb)

    to make national; to make a nation of; to endow with the character and habits of a nation, or the peculiar sentiments and attachment of citizens of a nation

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. nationaliser.]


Translations for nationalize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • znárodnitCzech
  • verstaatlichen, nationalisierenGerman
  • κρατικοποιώGreek
  • kansallistaaFinnish
  • nationaliserFrench
  • պետականացնել, ազգայնացնելArmenian
  • национализироватьRussian
  • förstatliga, socialisera, nationaliseraSwedish

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