Translation of "privatize" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ 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. 我在英國煤氣公司私營化時買了它的股票。
privatization noun [ U ] UK usually privatisation uk /ˌpraɪ.və.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌpraɪ.və.t̬əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

The last few years have seen the privatization of many industries previously owned by the state. 最近幾年,許多原先的國營工業都私有化了。

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