What does nationalise mean?

Definitions for nationalise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nationalize, nationaliseverb

    make national in character or scope

    "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"

  2. nationalize, nationaliseverb

    put under state control or ownership

    "Mitterand nationalized the banks"


  1. nationaliseverb

    To bring a private company under the control of a specific government.

  2. nationaliseverb

    To bring a concept such as a political issue or commercial campaign to the attention of the entire country.

  3. nationaliseadjective

    Describes something that has undergone the process of nationalisation

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nationalise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nationalise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of nationalise in a Sentence

  1. Heiko Khoo:

    Y2K will bring the world to a standstill, unless we nationalise software companies under workers' control

  2. Margaret Thatcher:

    I think they've [Labour Government] made the biggest financial mess that any government's ever made in this country for a very long time, and Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people's money. It's quite a characteristic of them. They then start to nationalise everything, and people just do not like more and more nationalisation, and they're now trying to control everything by other means. They're progressively reducing the choice available to ordinary people.

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