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(ˈkɔːpərətaɪz; -prə-) or


1. (Commerce) (tr) to convert (a government-controlled industry or enterprise) into an independent company
2. (intr) to be influenced by or take on the features of a large commercial business, esp in being bureaucratic and uncaring


(ˈkɔr pər əˌtaɪz, -prəˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to develop or turn into big business.
cor`po•ra•ti•za′tion, n.
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Plans to corporatise the "more complex" health care and education sectors ahead of potential privatisation at a later date are also being considered.
South Africa's Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says the process to corporatise Post Bank is at an advanced state.
The bill to corporatise semi government organisations, particularly the EAC, is an attempt to "circumvent the spirit and letter of the Constitution," he added as, "if adopted, it will give ruling powers legal coverage to dispose of the national assets at will and give them powers of the private sector.
Ports need to attract investment as well as leverage the huge land resource lying unused and, to enable us to do so, ports in the public sector will be encouraged to corporatise and become companies under the Companies Act," the minister explained.
A new government-owned establishment, Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO), was formed in 1998, to corporatise generation, distribution and transmission units of the vertically integrated state monopoly WAPDA, and make these entities administratively and financially independent.
Importantly, the two subsidiaries are part of a wider, multi-year strategy launched by Be ah to restructure, corporatise and privatize waste management activities across the Sultanate, according to the official.
Malgre les souhaits des militants communautaires d'agir en contestation contre le developpement urbain homogeneise et corporatise, et de batir des communautes animees et engagees, sans le vouloir, ils accentuent souvent les valeurs qui promouvoient et beneficient certains membres de la communaute au detriment et en exclusion de la classe ouvriere, des immigrants et autres racialises.
There is a dire need to corporatise the agriculture sector, remarked the chairman, adding that crop, health, micro and terrorism insurance are essential for a country like Pakistan.
The deputy minister of communications, Obed Bapela, said: "Since the finalisation of the Postbank Act, we are moving with speed to corporatise the Postbank into a fully functional banking facility to cater for the needs of the poor.
Shaikh says: "The intention is to corporatise but at the same time the access to finance direct from the market is cheaper than going to the banking sector".
She traces the way in which concern for housing as shelter gave way to concern for real estate as a means for creating wealth, and governments began to corporatise and privatise various functions.
Thankfully, the New Zealand Government eventually agreed to corporatise the facility, leading to the formation of the Auckland International Airport Limited Company (AIAL), which commenced its management role on April 1, 1988.