municipalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1880 to bring under municipal ownership or supervision <
a plan to municipalize utilities
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municipalization noun

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  • Municipalize — Mu*nic i*pal*ize, v. t. [Municipal + ize.] To bring under municipal oversight or control; as, a municipalized industry. London people are now determined to centralize and to municipalize such services. The Century. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • municipalize — index condemn (seize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • municipalize — [myo͞o nis′ə pəl īz΄] vt. municipalized, municipalizing 1. to bring under the control or ownership of a municipality 2. to make a municipality of municipalization n …   English World dictionary

  • municipalize — municipalization, n. /myooh nis euh peuh luyz /, v.t., municipalized, municipalizing. 1. to make a municipality of. 2. to bring under municipal ownership or control. Also, esp. Brit., municipalise. [1875 80; MUNICIPAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • municipalize — verb To convert into a municipality See Also: municipalization …   Wiktionary

  • municipalize — mu·nic·i·pal·ize …   English syllables

  • municipalize — mu•nic•i•pal•ize [[t]myuˈnɪs ə pəˌlaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) gov to make a municipality of 2) gov to bring under municipal ownership or control • Etymology: 1875–80 mu•nic i•pal•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • municipalize —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷pəˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to bring under municipal ownership, control, or supervision water and gas supply in practically all German towns … had been municipalized G.M.Harris …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fulton County, Georgia — Infobox U.S. County county = Fulton County state = Georgia seallink = map size = 225 founded = 1853 seat = Atlanta largest city = Atlanta area total sq mi = 535 area total km2 = 1385 area land sq mi = 529 area land km2 = 1369 area water sq mi = 6 …   Wikipedia

  • municipalization — noun see municipalize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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