What does nationalise mean?

Definitions for nationalise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nationalise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nationalize, nationalise(verb)

    make national in character or scope

    "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"

  2. nationalize, nationalise(verb)

    put under state control or ownership

    "Mitterand nationalized the banks"


  1. nationalise(Verb)

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

  2. nationalise(Verb)

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

  3. nationalise(Adjective)

    Describes something that has undergone the process of nationalisation


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Heiko Khoo:

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

Images & Illustrations of nationalise

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