corporatize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1974 to subject to corporate ownership or control <
afraid that medicine was becoming corporatized
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corporatization noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • corporatize — cor‧po‧ra‧tize [ˈkɔːpərətaɪz ǁ ˈkɔːr ] also corporatise verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS to change a government organization into a company: • New South Wales has corporatised the former Pacific Power monopoly. corporatization also …   Financial and business terms

  • corporatize — (Amer.) v. grow into a big business; subject to the control of a corporation (also corporatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corporatize — corporatization, n. /kawr peuhr euh tuyz , preuh tuyz /, v.t., corporatized, corporatizing. to develop into big business; bring under the control of a corporation: to corporatize baseball. Also, esp. Brit., corporatise. [CORPORATE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • corporatize — verb a) To privatize a publicly owned organization. b) To impose corporate values or practices; to commercialize. See Also: corporatization …   Wiktionary

  • corporatize — or corporatise verb convert (a state organization) into an independent commercial company. Derivatives corporatization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • corporatize — cor·po·rat·ize …   English syllables

  • corporatize — cor•po•ra•tize [[t]ˈkɔr pər əˌtaɪz, prəˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. tized, tiz•ing cvb bus to develop or turn into big business • Etymology: 1980–85 cor po•ra•ti•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • corporatize — …   Useful english dictionary

  • corporatization — corporatize cor‧po‧ra‧tize [ˈkɔːpərətaɪz ǁ ˈkɔːr ] also corporatise verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS to change a government organization into a company: • New South Wales has corporatised the former Pacific Power monopoly.… …   Financial and business terms

  • corporatized — corporatize (Amer.) v. grow into a big business; subject to the control of a corporation (also corporatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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