Translation of "privatize" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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privatizeverb [ T ]

UK usually privatise uk /ˈpraɪ.və.taɪz/ us /ˈpraɪ.və.taɪz/

C1 If a government privatizes an industry, company, or service that it owns and controls, it sells it so that it becomes privately owned and controlled.

I bought shares in British Gas when it was privatized. 我在英国煤气公司私营化时买了它的股票。

(Translation of “privatize” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)