Definition of collectivize in English:

collectivize

Line breaks: col¦lect¦iv|ize
Pronunciation: /kəˈlɛktɪvʌɪz
 
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(also collectivise)

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective collectivized)
Organize (an industry or activity) on the basis of public or state ownership: collectivized agriculture
More example sentences
  • He expropriated foreign industry and collectivized agriculture.
  • From 1929, he introduced a Command Economy based on central planning, Five Year Plans, heavy industry, collectivized agriculture, and re-militarization.
  • As heavy industry was being developed, agriculture was to be collectivized as a part of achieving Stalin's goal to make Russia a stronger state.

Derivatives

collectivization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • By the time of the First Five-Year Plan and collectivisation, when the Stalinist bureaucracy was consolidated as a class, there was little social provision for childcare.
  • In the 1930s, the Soviet government began policies of collectivization, education for all, and assimilation.
  • The beginning of forced collectivisation in the early 1930s was carried through with unprecedented brutality and resulted in unimaginable hardships for the countryside.

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