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 (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.
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.


[ˈnæʃnəˌlaɪzd] adjnazionalizzato/a
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