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denationalize
American English: /diˈnæʃ(ə)n(ə)lˌaɪz/
British English: /diːˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz/

Translation of denationalize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • In parallel, state-owned industry was rapidly denationalized and an army of unemployed established.
    • Its advocates have urged African countries to privatize and denationalize a wide swath of government services and industries traditionally run by the state.
    • Only a third of the economy has been denationalised, which is not considered enough by a long chalk.

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