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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “privatize”

privatize

verb [T] (UK usually privatise)
 
 
/ˈpraɪ.və.taɪz/
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
使私有化
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。
Government administration and organisationSelling
privatization (UK usually privatisation)
 
 
/ˌpraɪ.vɪ.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/ noun [U]
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。
Government administration and organisationSelling
(Definition of privatize from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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