communalize
transitive verb see communal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • communalize — (Amer.) com·mu·nal·ize || kÉ™mjuːnÉ™laɪz / kÉ’mjÊŠn v. make communal, hand over (land, etc.) to the community (also communalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • communalize — [käm′yo͞o nəlīz΄, käm′yə nəlīz΄; ] also [kə myo͞o′nəlīz] vt. communalized, communalizing to make communal; make public property of communalization n …   English World dictionary

  • communalize — communalization, n. /keuh myoohn l uyz , kom yeuh nl /, v.t., communalized, communalizing. to make communal; to make (land, a business, etc.) the property of the community: The town communalized the estate for a public park. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

  • communalize — verb To take property into communal ownership …   Wiktionary

  • communalize — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To place under government or group ownership or control: nationalize, socialize. See POLITICS, SPECIFIC …   English dictionary for students

  • communalize — com·mu·nal·ize …   English syllables

  • communalize — com•mu•nal•ize [[t]kəˈmyun lˌaɪz, ˈkɒm yə nl [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing to make communal • Etymology: 1880–85 com•mu nal•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • communalize — v.tr. (also ise) make communal. Derivatives: communalization n …   Useful english dictionary

  • communalized — communalize (Amer.) com·mu·nal·ize || kÉ™mjuːnÉ™laɪz / kÉ’mjÊŠn v. make communal, hand over (land, etc.) to the community (also communalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • communalizes — communalize (Amer.) com·mu·nal·ize || kÉ™mjuːnÉ™laɪz / kÉ’mjÊŠn v. make communal, hand over (land, etc.) to the community (also communalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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