noun see nationalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nationalizer — See nationalization. * * * …   Universalium

  • nationalizer — noun One who, or that which, nationalizes …   Wiktionary

  • nationalizer — na·tion·al·iz·er …   English syllables

  • nationalizer — ze(r) noun ( s) : one that advocates nationalization the English railway nationalizers proposed that the state should own the lines Contemporary Review …   Useful english dictionary

  • nationalize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1800 1. to give a national character to 2. to invest control or ownership of in the national government • nationalization noun • nationalizer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nationalize — nationalization, n. nationalizer, n. /nash euh nl uyz , nash neuh luyz /, v., nationalized, nationalizing. v.t. 1. to bring under the ownership or control of a nation, as industries and land: a movement to nationalize the oil industry. 2. to make …   Universalium

  • nationalize — or nationalise verb 1》 transfer (a major branch of industry or commerce) from private to state ownership or control. 2》 make distinctively national. 3》 [usu. as adjective nationalized] archaic make (a foreigner) naturalized. Derivatives… …   English new terms dictionary

  • nationalize — [nash′ə nə līz΄] vt. nationalized, nationalizing 1. to make national in character 2. to transfer ownership or control of (land, resources, industries, etc.) to the national government nationalization n. nationalizer n …   English World dictionary

  • nationalize — (also ise) 1 take over (railways, coal mines, the steel industry, land, etc.) from private ownership on behalf of the State. 2 a make national. b make into a nation. 3 naturalize (a foreigner). Derivatives: nationalization n. nationalizer n …   Useful english dictionary

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