Definition of renationalize in English:

renationalize

Line breaks: re|nation¦al|ize
Pronunciation: /riːˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz
 
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(also renationalise)

verb

[with object]
Transfer (a privatized industry) back into state ownership or control.
More example sentences
  • New Labour has gone through one excuse after another over the last four years to avoid renationalising the rail industry.
  • The marchers rallied at key industrial sites, demanding that former state-owned industries be renationalized and reopened.
  • Plant management and regional industrialists are demanding that the strike be made illegal, while union officials want the government to renationalize the plant, which was privatized in 1996.

Derivatives

renationalization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • Some will put taxes up a bit, others promise to bring them down a bit, but no one proposes to change the way the economy is run, through extensive privatisation, renationalisation or whatever.
  • He added that using administration as part of an effective renationalisation of Railtrack would require time-consuming primary legislation, and should therefore not be considered.
  • We oppose privatisation, and campaign for the renationalisation of the railways and other public services.

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