Examples of privatize in a Sentence
The city decided to privatize the municipal power company.
a proposal to privatize the health-care system
Recent Examples of privatize from the Web
Jonathan Root, a senior credit officer for the ratings agency Moody’s, said privatizing air-traffic control could be a welcome change.
This week, Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, and Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, each introduced bills to privatize The Evergreen State College, in the wake of acrimony over race and speech issues.
The proposal calls for privatizing Pennsylvania Avenue from West 40th Street on the north to Archibald Street, and Westport Road from Broadway on the east to Mill Street.
Since taking over as VA Secretary, Shulkin has promised not to privatize VA services, but has said in the past that the department must find a good balance between providing specialist care and offering routine medical needs.
After taking office in 2016, Smith brought the program, which was privatized under his predecessor Jack Strain, back in-house.
Brown has placed some options off limits, such as privatizing prisons and state parks or selling state forests.
But the third, which was rolled out much more quietly, is no less stunning: The Saudi kingdom joined forces with a top outside adviser to Trump to build a $40 billion war chest to privatize U.S. infrastructure.
All of this perfectly positions DynCorp to take advantage of the post-9/11 trend to privatize almost every aspect of national security.
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PRIVATIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of privatize for English Language Learners
: to remove (something) from government control and place it in private control or ownership
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