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verb [transitive] economics nationalize pronunciation in British English /ˈnæʃ(ə)nəlaɪz/
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present participlenationalizing
past tensenationalized
past participlenationalized
  1. if a government nationalizes a large company or industry, it takes control of it and owns it
    Many of Britain’s nationalized industries are returning to private owners.

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 nationalize pronunciation in British English /ˌnæʃ(ə)nəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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