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denationalize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business management, Policies
denationalizede‧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]
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Examples from the Corpus
denationalizeThere was little or no attempt to denationalize the giant state monopolies thereafter.
From Longman Business Dictionarydenationalizede‧na‧tion‧al‧ize /diːˈnæʃənəlaɪz/ (also denationalise British English) verb [transitive] to sell a business or industry that is owned by the state, so that it is owned privately SYN PRIVATIZEThere was no attempt to denationalize the giant state monopolies.denationalized companiesdenationalization (also denationalisation British English) noun [uncountable]the denationalization of British Rail→ See Verb table
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Verb table
denationalize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydenationalize
he, she, itdenationalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydenationalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave denationalized
he, she, ithas denationalized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad denationalized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill denationalize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have denationalized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam denationalizing
he, she, itis denationalizing
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you, we, theyare denationalizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas denationalizing
you, we, theywere denationalizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been denationalizing
he, she, ithas been denationalizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been denationalizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be denationalizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been denationalizing
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