Definition of 'privatize'
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Example sentences containing 'privatize'
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She had put up a blanket to privatize her sleepingaccommodations, not that it did much good. CORMORANT (2001)
And now this move to privatize prisons was sure to usurp whatever power she had remaining. INSIDERS (2001)
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Translations for 'privatize'
British English: privatize /ˈpraɪvɪˌtaɪz/ VERB
If an organization that is owned by the state is privatized, the government sells it to one or more private companies.
Many state-owned companies were privatized.
- American English: privatize
- Arabic: يُخَصِّصُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: privatizar
- Chinese: 私有化
- Croatian: privatizirati
- Czech: privatizovat
- Danish: privatisere
- Dutch: privatiseren
- European Spanish: privatizar
- Finnish: yksityistää
- French: privatiser
- German: privatisieren
- Greek: ιδιωτικοποιώ
- Italian: privatizzare
- Japanese: 民営化する
- Korean: 민영화하다
- Norwegian: privatisere
- Polish: sprywatyzować
- European Portuguese: privatizar
- Romanian: a privatiza
- Russian: приватизировать
- Spanish: privatizar
- Swedish: privatisera
- Thai: การแปรรูปหน่วยราชการและรัฐวิสาหกิจให้เป็นเอกชน
- Turkish: özelleştirmek
- Ukrainian: приватизувати
- Vietnamese: tư nhân hóa
Definition of privatize from the Collins English Dictionary
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