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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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THE shadow chancellor, John McDonnell's, communitarian approach to some of the former nationalised industries has much to commend it but, if anything, is too generous to shareholders.
Which British prime minister began privatising nationalised industries in the 1980s?
Those of us of a certain age well remember life under nationalised industries during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
That will inevitably lead to overmanning, inefficiency and loss-making which will take us back to the 1970s when the taxpayers had to bail out nationalised industries every year to stop them from going broke.
Chavez operated a regime that saw left-wing paramilitary groups terrorise the middle classes and his imposed nationalised industries failed miserably.
The country was in a total mess, with rubbish piling up in the streets, the dead remaining unburied and nationalised industries operating with 18th-century management methods.
Both coal and steel were thus nationalised industries when Labour was re-elected in 1974.
This Government are obviously very keen on nationalised industries so long as they're not UK ones.
Council leader Anthony Christopher said: "I very much fear that just as Thatcher decimated our nationalised industries locally in the 1980s, the same effect is going to be felt on our public services.
I was born in 1945 and have lived with nationalised industries, which weren't all good, and with privatised industries, which aren't all bad.
WHEN nationalised industries were privatised we were told the extra competition would lead to lower prices.
YOUR editorial about the All-Wales Rail Franchise refers to nationalised industries, including British Rail, being flabby, unreliable, and inefficient.