Definition of Denationalize

1. Verb. Put under private control or ownership. "The steel industry was denationalized"

Exact synonyms: Denationalise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Privatise, Privatize
Derivative terms: Denationalisation, Denationalization
Antonyms: Nationalise, Nationalize



Definition of Denationalize

1. v. t. To divest or deprive of national character or rights.

Definition of Denationalize

1. Verb. (transitive) To transfer the control and ownership of an industry from government to private hands; to privatize. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To strip of nationhood; to cease to recognise, or allow to exist, as a nation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Denationalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Denationalize

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Literary usage of Denationalize

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1. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1904)
"... defense demeanor demobilize demonetize demonize demoralize denationalize denaturalize dentin ..."

2. Republican Landmarks: The Views and Opinions of American Statesmen on by John Phillip Sanderson (1856)
"Destitute alike of authority or principle on which it may rest, its pernicious effect is, that it tends to denationalize your country. ..."

3. The Congressional Globe ...: 23d Congress to the 42d Congress, Dec. 2, 1833 by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1853)
"Now, sir, you see what the whole difficulty is; that what is claimed for these American proprietors is that they shall not be obliged to denationalize ..."

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