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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.
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nationalization

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

The conversion of something, especially an industry, from private ownership to government ownership.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
znárodnění
nationalisering
államosítás
òjóînÿting
znárodnenie
devletleştirme

nationalization

[ˌnæʃnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nnacionalización f
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nationalization

[ˌnæʃənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] nationalisation (British) nnationalisation f
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nationalization

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nationalization

[ˌnæʃnəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nnazionalizzazione f
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
A foreigner desiring to be employed in nationalized industries like transport, communication, and banking must get a permit from the DOJ, and from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for those who are into geo-science and mining
The third phase was from 1971 to 1977 when he built institutions, nationalized industries but discarded his radical ideals and moved towards his landed aristocracy making him authoritarian.