denationalization denationalization  /ˌdi ˌnæ ʃə nə lɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) changing something from state to private ownership or control


  1. His resignation raised Tory-hopes that denationalization of steel, which was one of their campaign pledges, is not far off.
  2. Steel denationalization in Britain is a big hit.


  • "We will show that the various state sanctions in Arab countries did not occur haphazardly, but were the result of an international collusion organized by the League of Arab States at the time to set in place a blueprint for the denationalization of...
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Irwin Cotler Source: National Post

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