collectivize collectivize  /kə ˈlɛk tɪ ˌvaɪz/


  • (v) bring under collective control; of farms and industrial enterprises


  1. "We need to see those numbers as a matter of urgency to enable us to collectivize what is on the table and prepare texts for multilateral agreement by the WTO membership as a whole," Mandelson said in a speech to business leaders in Brussels.
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: Peter Mandelson Source: Reuters Canada

  2. Still, as Tallis says (with a clunkiness rare in his writing): "We have transformed everything by virtue of our unique human ability to collectivize the sentience that we share with other animals and make of it a property of a community of minds."
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Raymond Tallis Source:

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