nationalise
chiefly British variant of nationalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nationalisé — ⇒NATIONALISÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de nationaliser. II. Adj. Qui a subi une nationalisation (v. ce mot B 2). Firme, secteur, organisme nationalisé(e). Dans les grandes entreprises nationalisées, par exemple, le profit… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nationalise — (Brit.) v. make into a citizen, naturalize; make nationwide; place under national government; become a nation (also nationalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nationalise — / næʃ(ə)nəlaɪz/, nationalize verb to put a privately owned industry under state ownership and control ● The government is planning to nationalise the banking system …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • nationalise — verb /ˈnæʃənəleɪz/ a) To convert a private industry into one controlled by the . b) To bring a concept such as a political issue or commercial campaign to the attention of the entire country …   Wiktionary

  • nationalise — na|tion|al|ise [ˈnæʃənəlaız] v BrE another spelling of ↑nationalize …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nationalise — na|tion|al|ise [ næʃənl,aız ] a British spelling of nationalize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nationalise — [[t]næ̱ʃənəlaɪz[/t]] see nationalize …   English dictionary

  • nationalise — verb (T) BrE another spelling of nationalize …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nationalise — UK [ˈnæʃ(ə)nəlaɪz] / US [ˈnæʃən(ə)lˌaɪz] nationalize …   English dictionary

  • nationalise — /ˈnæʃnəlaɪz / (say nashnuhluyz) verb (t) (nationalised, nationalising) 1. to bring under the control or ownership of a government as industries, land, etc. 2. to make nationwide. 3. → naturalise (def. 1). 4. to make into a nation. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

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