Definitions for nationalizeˈnæʃ ə nlˌaɪz, ˈnæʃ nəˌlaɪz

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  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"

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  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.]

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  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.

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  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

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

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