denationalise

denationalise
denationalise (Brit.) v. put under private control; place under private ownership, transfer from public to private ownership; deprive of national status (also denationalize)

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  • dénationalisé — ⇒DÉNATIONALISÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de dénationaliser. II. Adjectif A. [En parlant d une pers., d une collectivité, d un objet concr., parfois d un inanimé abstr.] Qui a perdu tout lien avec la nation qui lui est propre; plus… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • denationalise — /diˈnæʃnəlaɪz/ (say dee nashnuhluyz) verb (t) (denationalised, denationalising) 1. to deprive of national status, attachments, or characteristics. 2. to return (an industry, etc.) from state to private ownership. Also, denationalize.… …  

  • denationalise — verb put under private control or ownership The steel industry was denationalized • Syn: ↑denationalize • Ant: ↑nationalise, ↑nationalize (for: ↑denationalize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • denationalised — denationalise (Brit.) v. put under private control; place under private ownership, transfer from public to private ownership; deprive of national status (also denationalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denationalises — denationalise (Brit.) v. put under private control; place under private ownership, transfer from public to private ownership; deprive of national status (also denationalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denationalising — denationalise (Brit.) v. put under private control; place under private ownership, transfer from public to private ownership; deprive of national status (also denationalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dénationaliser — [ denasjɔnalize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1808; de dé et nationaliser 1 ♦ Vieilli Faire perdre le caractère national à (qqch.). Pronom. Se dénationaliser : perdre sa nationalité, le sentiment national. « le caractère du Français se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • denationalize — de‧na‧tion‧al‧ize [diː næʆnəlaɪz] also denationalise verb [transitive] to sell a business or industry that is owned by the state, so that it is owned privately; = PRIVATIZE: • There was no attempt to denationalize the giant state monopolies. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • Denationalize — De*na tion*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denationalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denationalizing}.] [Cf. F. d[ e]nationaliser.] 1. To divest or deprive of national character or rights. [1913 Webster] Bonaparte s decree denationalizes, as he calls it,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Denationalized — Denationalize De*na tion*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Denationalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denationalizing}.] [Cf. F. d[ e]nationaliser.] 1. To divest or deprive of national character or rights. [1913 Webster] Bonaparte s decree denationalizes, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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