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tr.v. col·lec·tiv·ized, col·lec·tiv·iz·ing, col·lec·tiv·iz·es
To organize (an economy, industry, or enterprise) on the basis of collectivism.

col·lec′tiv·i·za′tion (-tə-vĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(kəˈlɛktɪˌvaɪzd) or


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of agriculture, farms, factories, etc) organized according to the principles of collectivism
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Adj.1.collectivized - characterized by the principle of ownership by the state or the people of the means of production
collective - forming a whole or aggregate
2.collectivized - subscribing to the socialistic doctrine of ownership by the people collectively
socialist, socialistic - advocating or following the socialist principles; "socialistic government"
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And the entire conversation that we're having here tonight, if you think any of this wonkiness is going to deal with this dark psychic force of the collectivized hatred that this president is bringing up in this country, then I'm afraid the Democrats are going to see some very dark days," she added.
Agriculture was collectivized to ensure that in times of war, there would be no attempt to starve the towns and armed forces of much-needed food staples.
Thirty years ago Pudong was farmland, wretchedly farmed because it was collectivized. Then local Communist Party officials decided to plat it and put in water, sewerage, and a few roads--part of an experiment in opening up the economy that continues to this day.
The villagization of production, a key component of the Ujamaa plan, essentially collectivized all forms of local productive capacity.
Government is nothing more (or less!) than collectivized force.
"He kept us out of war," his campaign buttons read, and he did, at least until after his reelection, whereupon he blotted out George Washington's Farewell Address, ripped up the Monroe Doctrine, and plunged his country into a war in which 116,000 doughboys were fried, the First Amendment was effectively repealed via the Espionage and Sedition Acts, and "overnight America became a highly centralized, collectivized war state, virtually a total state," as the great conservative sociologist Robert Nisbet told an audience of bemused Reaganauts in his 1988 National Endowment for the Humanities Jefferson Lecture.
Then, they explore the potential "commoning" of the various ingredients of an effective school system, the character of a collectivized pedagogy and curriculum, and the ways for political action to push toward these possibilities.
This, which occurred about as close to Paris as Washington is to Denver, was an engineered famine, the intended result of Stalin's decision that agriculture should be collectivized and the ''kulaks'' -- prosperous farmers -- should be ''liquidated as a class.'' In January 1933, Stalin, writes Snyder, sealed Ukraine's borders so peasants could not escape and sealed the cities so peasants could not go there to beg.
Out of the 80,436 women collectivized so far, 5617 are in leadership positions.
On one table, DAAR addresses the Jewish settlement of P'sagot, located north of Jerusalem in the West Bank, where (as shown on the model in red-painted sections) the group proposes "unroofing" the buildings--now in the service of single-family dwellings--to create interconnecting social spaces at the top-floor level, and "ungrounding" the private yards in favor of collectivized land.
Its old collectivized wine industry, now independent, sent a lot of bulk wine to Britain, but it wasn't memorable wine.
The privatization process does not consist in producing the distribution rules of land ownership to legitimate owners on collectivized property, but to give the previously confiscated properties back to their owners.