corporatize

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corporatize

(ˈkɔːpərətaɪz; -prə-) or

corporatise

vb
1. (Commerce) (tr) to convert (a government-controlled industry or enterprise) into an independent company
2. (intr) to be influenced by or take on the features of a large commercial business, esp in being bureaucratic and uncaring
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cor•po•ra•tize

(ˈkɔr pər əˌtaɪz, -prəˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to develop or turn into big business.
[1980–85]
cor`po•ra•ti•za′tion, n.
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