denationalize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To rob of national legal rights or traits.
    • To transfer (an industry, as an example) from governmental to private ownership.
    • To divest or deprive of national personality or legal rights.
    • to change (anything, as a market or company) from state to exclusive ownership or control.
    • To rob of national liberties or characteristics.
    • To move (an industry, like) from government to private ownership.
    • To divest or deprive of nationwide personality or rights.
    • to change (one thing, as a market or company) from state to exclusive ownership or control.
  • verb:
    • To transfer the control and ownership of a business from federal government to private fingers; to privatize.
    • To remove of nationhood; to cease to determine, or allow to exist, as a nation.
    • place under private control or ownership
    • To move the control and ownership of an industry from federal government to exclusive hands; to privatize.
    • To remove of nationhood; to stop to determine, or enable to occur, as a nation.
    • put under personal control or ownership
  • others:
    • To divest of nationality, or of present national relations or rights; subvert or replace the na-tionality of, as a ship, you, a people, or a territory, by modification of flag, link, or allegiance; give a brand new national character or relation to.
    • To divest of nationwide scope or importance; restriction to a certain locality; render local: as, to denationalize slavery or polygamy.
    • To rob of national limits or peculiarities; broaden the relations, scope, or applicability of; make cosmopolitan.
    • In addition spelled denationalise.
    • To divest of nationality, or of existing national relations or liberties; subvert or change the na-tionality of, as a ship, an individual, a people, or a territory, by modification of banner, link, or allegiance; offer a new national personality or reference to.
    • To divest of nationwide range or significance; restriction to a specific locality; render regional: as, to denationalize slavery or polygamy.
    • To deprive of nationwide restrictions or peculiarities; widen the relations, range, or applicability of; make cosmopolitan.
    • Also spelled denationalise.

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