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denationalize

verb [T] ( UK also denationalise)
 
 
/ˌdiːˈnæʃnəlaɪz/ ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT
to sell a government organization so that it becomes a company: The first attempt to denationalize the national telecoms company had failed. →  Compare nationalize , privatize
Translations of “denationalize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使非國有化,使私有化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使非国有化,使私有化…
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