communalize


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com·mu·nal·ize

 (kə-myo͞o′nə-līz′, kŏm′yə-nə-)
tr.v. com·mu·nal·ized, com·mu·nal·iz·ing, com·mu·nal·iz·es
To convert into communal property.
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communalize

(ˈkɒmjʊnəˌlaɪz) or

communalise

vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to render (something) the property of a commune or community
ˌcommunaliˈzation, ˌcommunaliˈsation n
ˈcommunalˌizer, ˈcommunalˌiser n
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com•mu•nal•ize

(kəˈmyun lˌaɪz, ˈkɒm yə nl-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make communal.
[1880–85]
com•mu`nal•i•za′tion, n.
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communalize


Past participle: communalized
Gerund: communalizing

Imperative
communalize
communalize
Present
I communalize
you communalize
he/she/it communalizes
we communalize
you communalize
they communalize
Preterite
I communalized
you communalized
he/she/it communalized
we communalized
you communalized
they communalized
Present Continuous
I am communalizing
you are communalizing
he/she/it is communalizing
we are communalizing
you are communalizing
they are communalizing
Present Perfect
I have communalized
you have communalized
he/she/it has communalized
we have communalized
you have communalized
they have communalized
Past Continuous
I was communalizing
you were communalizing
he/she/it was communalizing
we were communalizing
you were communalizing
they were communalizing
Past Perfect
I had communalized
you had communalized
he/she/it had communalized
we had communalized
you had communalized
they had communalized
Future
I will communalize
you will communalize
he/she/it will communalize
we will communalize
you will communalize
they will communalize
Future Perfect
I will have communalized
you will have communalized
he/she/it will have communalized
we will have communalized
you will have communalized
they will have communalized
Future Continuous
I will be communalizing
you will be communalizing
he/she/it will be communalizing
we will be communalizing
you will be communalizing
they will be communalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been communalizing
you have been communalizing
he/she/it has been communalizing
we have been communalizing
you have been communalizing
they have been communalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been communalizing
you will have been communalizing
he/she/it will have been communalizing
we will have been communalizing
you will have been communalizing
they will have been communalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been communalizing
you had been communalizing
he/she/it had been communalizing
we had been communalizing
you had been communalizing
they had been communalizing
Conditional
I would communalize
you would communalize
he/she/it would communalize
we would communalize
you would communalize
they would communalize
Past Conditional
I would have communalized
you would have communalized
he/she/it would have communalized
we would have communalized
you would have communalized
they would have communalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.communalize - make something the property of the commune or community
share - use jointly or in common
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communalize

verb
To place under government or group ownership or control:
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