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denationalizeverb [T]

(UK usually denationalise) uk   us   /ˌdiːˈnæʃ.ən.əl.aɪz/ /ˌdiːˈnæʃ.nə.laɪz/
to ​change an ​industry from being ​publiclyowned to being ​privatelyowned
denationalization
noun [C or U] (UK usually denationalisation) uk   /diːˌnæʃ.ə n.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-əˈ-/
(Definition of denationalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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denationalizeverb [T]

(UK also denationalise) uk   us   /ˌdiːˈnæʃnəlaɪz/ ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT
to ​sell a ​governmentorganization so that it becomes a ​company: The first attempt to denationalize the ​nationaltelecomscompany had ​failed.
(Definition of denationalize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “denationalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使非国有化,使私有化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使非國有化,使私有化…
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