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nationalize

na·tion·al·ize

nationalize

 
pronunciation:
nae sh n laIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nationalized, nationalizes, nationalizing
definition 1: to bring under government ownership or control.
The administration intends to nationalize the banks.
definition 2: to make national in breadth, scope, or character.
definition 3: to confer citizenship on; naturalize.
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derivation: nationalization (n.)