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tr.v. de·na·tion·al·ized, de·na·tion·al·iz·ing, de·na·tion·al·iz·es
1. To deprive of national rights or characteristics.
2. To transfer (an industry, for example) from governmental to private ownership.
de·na′tion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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1. (Economics) to return or transfer (an industry, etc) from public to private ownership
2. (Sociology) to deprive (an individual, people, institution, etc) of national character or nationality
deˌnationaliˈzation, deˌnationaliˈsation n
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de•na•tion•al•ize(diˈnæʃ ə nlˌaɪz)
v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to remove from government ownership or control.
2. to deprive of national status or characteristics.
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Past participle: denationalized
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|Verb||1.||denationalize - put under private control or ownership; "The steel industry was denationalized"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
privatise, privatize - change from governmental to private control or ownership; "The oil industry was privatized"
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denationalize[diːˈnæʃnəlaɪz] VT → desnacionalizar
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denationalize[diːˈnæʃənəlaɪz] denationalise (British) vt [+ industry, business] → dénationaliserdengue fever [ˈdɛŋgi] n → dengue f
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vt → entstaatlichen
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