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denationalize in Policies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdenationalizede‧na‧tion‧al‧ize (also denationalise British English) /diːˈnæʃənəlaɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BBBPPPto sell a business or industry that is owned by the state, so that it is then owned privately syn privatize opp nationalizedenationalization /diːˌnæʃənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
denationalizeThere was little or no attempt to denationalize the giant state monopolies thereafter.