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pri·va·tize

privatize

 
pronunciation:
praI v taIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: privatizes, privatizing, privatized
definition 1: to change from governmental control or ownership to private.
The railways in that country are now being privatized.
definition 2: to make exclusive.