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privatize

verb [T] ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/ˈpraɪvɪtaɪz/
If an industry or organization owned by the government is privatized, it is sold to private companies.Business and commerce - general words
privatization
 
 
/ˌpraɪvɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U]
Translations of “privatize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使私有化…
in Russian приватизировать…
in Turkish özelleştirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使私有化…
in Polish prywatyzować…
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