Simple Definition of nationalize
: to cause (something) to be under the control of a national government
Examples of nationalize in a sentence
The government nationalized the health-care system in the mid-1950s.
nationalizing the country's oil supply
First Known Use of nationalize
NATIONALIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of nationalize for Students
: to place under government control
Legal Definition of nationalize
: to invest control or ownership of in the national government
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