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nationalise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnationalisena‧tion‧al‧ise /ˈnæʃənəlaɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 x-refa British spelling of nationalize→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
nationaliseThe government should nationalise all of its banks.They also wished to nationalise certain industries.It does, however, put the onus of proof, case by case, on those who would nationalise industry.Subsidise it; bail it out; or nationalise it, so that it was protected by the bottomless purse of the taxpayer.Outrage at what they saw as the pillaging of their resources led many Latin countries to nationalise oil firms.However, the authorities can provide the debt relief badly needed to stabilise the economy by nationalising the banks.And they're going to nationalise the health service.But he didn't want to nationalise them, he just wanted them - for himself.
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Verb table
nationalise (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theynationalise (BrE)
he, she, itnationalises (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theynationalised (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave nationalised
he, she, ithas nationalised
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad nationalised
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill nationalise
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have nationalised
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam nationalising
he, she, itis nationalising
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you, we, theyare nationalising
Past
I, he, she, itwas nationalising
you, we, theywere nationalising
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been nationalising
he, she, ithas been nationalising
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been nationalising
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be nationalising
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been nationalising
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