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v. so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing, so·cial·iz·es
1. To place under government or group ownership or control: socialized medical care.
2. To cause to accept or behave in accordance with social norms or expectations: techniques to socialize aggressive children.
To take part in social activities: likes to socialize with people her age.

so′cial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
so′cial·iz′er n.
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Adj.1.socialized - under group or government control; "socialized ownership"; "socialized medicine"
liberal - tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition


a. socializado-a;
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and identified encroachment by informal settlers to address socialized housing.
The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill seeking to strengthen the right of government to expropriate lands for socialized housing.
Socialized piglets spent a shorter amount of time lying down during the first 24 hours following barrier removal compared to all other times and exhibited an increase in agonistic behavior.
Exemption from payment of capital gains tax for all forms of socialized housing programs has been sought in a bill filed by an administration lawmaker.
Those who engaged in crafts (like woodwork, pottery, and quilting) were 45 percent less likely to develop MCI, while people who socialized were 55 percent less likely to develop MCI.
I heard a lot of the problem was that the dogs weren't socialized with people very much.
Thank you for the articles from the doctors regarding the detrimental impact of socialized medicine.
I believe that all Christians need to reconsider the growing status quo acceptance of the Mooreian interpretation of the American health care system and the consequent belief that socialized medicine is equivalent to the Great Enlightenment.
If something isn't done immediately, the nation could find itself in the death grip of socialized medicine
Employer-provided health care was born in the 1930s after Franklin Roosevelt decided not to try for universal socialized medicine.
In hindsight, as we socialized our capabilities with our stakeholders, we should have made a more focused effort to socialize the means by which we provided our capability: the RDC.