Definitions for nationalizeˈnæʃ ə nlˌaɪz, ˈnæʃ nəˌlaɪz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
na•tion•al•izeˈnæʃ ə nlˌaɪz, ˈnæʃ nəˌlaɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.
(v.t.)to bring under the ownership or control of a nation, as an industry or land.
to make into a nation.
to make national in extent or scope.
(v.i.)to become nationalized.
Origin of nationalize:
put under state control or ownership
"Mitterand nationalized the banks"
make national in character or scope
"His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"
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.
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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