municipalize


mu·nic·i·pal·ize

verb \my-ˈni-sə-pə-ˌlīz\
mu·nic·i·pal·izedmu·nic·i·pal·iz·ing

Definition of MUNICIPALIZE

transitive verb
:  to bring under municipal ownership or supervision <a plan to municipalize utilities>
mu·nic·i·pal·i·za·tion \-ˌni-s(ə-)pə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of MUNICIPALIZE

1880

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