denationalize

verb de·na·tion·al·ize \ (ˈ)dē-ˈnash-nə-ˌlīz , -ˈna-shə-nə-ˌlīz \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of denationalize

transitive verb
1 :to divest of national character or rights
2 :to remove from ownership or control by the national government

denationalization

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌnash-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌna-shə-nə-lə-ˈzā-\ noun

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First Known Use of denationalize

1807


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