Definition of 'nationalize'
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The plans to nationalize these sectors of business were widely accepted. Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)Most of the industrial sector and part of the agricultural sector have been nationalized. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Nationalizing rail systems early on helped protect some countries from attack and furthered the expansionist dreams of others. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (1994)
Trends of 'nationalize'
Used Rarely. nationalize is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'nationalize'
British English: nationalize /ˈnæʃənəˌlaɪz; ˈnæʃnə-/ VERB
If a government nationalizes a private industry, that industry becomes owned by the state and controlled by the government.
The coffee industry was nationalized after independence.
- American English: nationalize
- Arabic: يَجعَلُ صِنَاعَةً مِلْكاً لِلدَّولَةِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: naturalizar-se
- Chinese: 国有化
- Croatian: nacionalizirati
- Czech: znárodnit
- Danish: nationalisere
- Dutch: nationaliseren
- European Spanish: nacionalizar
- Finnish: kansallistaa
- French: nationaliser
- German: verstaatlichen
- Greek: εθνικοποιώ
- Italian: nazionalizzare
- Japanese: 国営にする
- Korean: 국영화하다
- Norwegian: nasjonalisere
- Polish: upaństwowić
- European Portuguese: nacionalizar
- Romanian: a naționaliza
- Russian: национализировать
- Spanish: nacionalizar
- Swedish: nationalisera
- Thai: กำกับดูแลโดยรัฐ
- Turkish: kamulaştırmak
- Ukrainian: націоналізувати
- Vietnamese: quốc hữu hoá
Definition of nationalize from the Collins English Dictionary
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