reprivatize

verb
re·​pri·​vat·​ize | \(ˌ)rē-ˈprī-və-ˌtīz \
reprivatized; reprivatizing

Definition of reprivatize 

transitive verb

: to make (something) private again especially : to change (something, such as a business or industry that was previously made public) back to private control or ownership reprivatized the banks

Other Words from reprivatize

reprivatization \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌprī-​və-​tə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun plural reprivatizations
… the German government's reprivatization of farmland since 1990. — Ingolf Vogeler

First Known Use of reprivatize

1937, in the meaning defined above

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