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municipalize

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verb mu·nic·i·pal·ize \myu̇-ˈni-sə-pə-ˌlīz\

Definition of municipalize

municipalizedmunicipalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bring under municipal ownership or supervision <a plan to municipalize utilities>

municipalization play \-ˌni-s(ə-)pə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


1880

First Known Use of municipalize

1880


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