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na·tion·al·ize

 (năsh′ə-nə-līz′, năsh′nə-)
tr.v. na·tion·al·ized, na·tion·al·iz·ing, na·tion·al·iz·es
1. To convert from private to governmental ownership and control: nationalize the steel industry.
2.
a. To make national in character, scope, or notoriety: "His high profile on such issues as abortion ... has already begun to nationalize his image" (Kenneth L. Woodward).
b. To render distinctively national: characteristics and issues that have tended to nationalize American political life.

na′tion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
na′tion·al·iz′er n.

nationalization

the act or process of the taking over of private industry by government. See also government.
See also: Economics

nationalization

The conversion of something, especially an industry, from private ownership to government ownership.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nationalization - the action of forming or becoming a nation
group action - action taken by a group of people
2.nationalization - the action of rendering national in character
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
3.nationalization - changing something from private to state ownership or control
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
denationalisation, denationalization, privatisation, privatization - changing something from state to private ownership or control
Translations
znárodnění
nationalisering
államosítás
òjóînÿting
znárodnenie
devletleştirme

nationalization

[ˌnæʃnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nnacionalización f

nationalization

[ˌnæʃənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] nationalisation (British) nnationalisation f

nationalization

nationalization

[ˌnæʃnəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nnazionalizzazione f

nation

(ˈneiʃən) noun
1. a group of people living in a particular country, forming a single political and economic unit.
2. a large number of people who share the same history, ancestors, culture etc (whether or not they all live in the same country). the Jewish nation.
national (ˈnӕʃənəl) adjective
of or belonging to a particular nation. national government; national pride.
ˈnationally adverb
ˈnationalism (ˈnӕ-) noun
1. a sense of pride in the history, culture, achievements etc of one's nation.
2. the desire to bring the people of one's nation together under their own government.
ˈnationalist (ˈnӕ-) noun
ˌnationaˈlistic adjective
nationality (nӕʃəˈnӕləti) plural natioˈnalities noun
(the state of belonging to) a particular nation. `What nationality are you?' `I'm German'; You can see (people of) many nationalities in London.
ˈnationalize, ˈnationalise (ˈnӕ-) verb
to make (especially an industry) the property of the nation as a whole rather than the property of an individual.
ˌnationaliˈzation, ˌnationaliˈsation noun
national anthem
a nation's official song or hymn.
national service
in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces.
ˌnation-ˈwide adjective, adverb
(happening etc) throughout the whole nation. a nation-wide broadcast; They travelled nation-wide.
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All governments, but particularly each socialist PASOK administration, have used the civil service and nationalized industries as a source of patronage.