municipalize


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mu·nic·i·pal·ize

 (myo͞o-nĭs′ə-pə-līz′)
tr.v. mu·nic·i·pal·ized, mu·nic·i·pal·iz·ing, mu·nic·i·pal·iz·es
1. To place under municipal ownership.
2. To make into a municipality.

mu·nic′i·pal·i·za′tion (-pə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

municipalize

(mjuːˈnɪsɪpəˌlaɪz) or

municipalise

vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to bring under municipal ownership or control
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to make a municipality of
muˌnicipaliˈzation, muˌnicipaliˈsation n

mu•nic•i•pal•ize

(myuˈnɪs ə pəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make a municipality of.
2. to bring under municipal ownership or control.
[1875–80]
mu•nic`i•pal•i•za′tion, n.

municipalize


Past participle: municipalized
Gerund: municipalizing

Imperative
municipalize
municipalize
Present
I municipalize
you municipalize
he/she/it municipalizes
we municipalize
you municipalize
they municipalize
Preterite
I municipalized
you municipalized
he/she/it municipalized
we municipalized
you municipalized
they municipalized
Present Continuous
I am municipalizing
you are municipalizing
he/she/it is municipalizing
we are municipalizing
you are municipalizing
they are municipalizing
Present Perfect
I have municipalized
you have municipalized
he/she/it has municipalized
we have municipalized
you have municipalized
they have municipalized
Past Continuous
I was municipalizing
you were municipalizing
he/she/it was municipalizing
we were municipalizing
you were municipalizing
they were municipalizing
Past Perfect
I had municipalized
you had municipalized
he/she/it had municipalized
we had municipalized
you had municipalized
they had municipalized
Future
I will municipalize
you will municipalize
he/she/it will municipalize
we will municipalize
you will municipalize
they will municipalize
Future Perfect
I will have municipalized
you will have municipalized
he/she/it will have municipalized
we will have municipalized
you will have municipalized
they will have municipalized
Future Continuous
I will be municipalizing
you will be municipalizing
he/she/it will be municipalizing
we will be municipalizing
you will be municipalizing
they will be municipalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been municipalizing
you have been municipalizing
he/she/it has been municipalizing
we have been municipalizing
you have been municipalizing
they have been municipalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been municipalizing
you will have been municipalizing
he/she/it will have been municipalizing
we will have been municipalizing
you will have been municipalizing
they will have been municipalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been municipalizing
you had been municipalizing
he/she/it had been municipalizing
we had been municipalizing
you had been municipalizing
they had been municipalizing
Conditional
I would municipalize
you would municipalize
he/she/it would municipalize
we would municipalize
you would municipalize
they would municipalize
Past Conditional
I would have municipalized
you would have municipalized
he/she/it would have municipalized
we would have municipalized
you would have municipalized
they would have municipalized
Translations

municipalize

vt bus service, baths etcunter städtische Verwaltung or Gemeindeverwaltung bringen
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