Definition of corporatize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkôrp(ə)rəˌtīz/


[with object]
Convert (a state organization) into an independent commercial company.
Example sentences
  • The Dublin Port Company was corporatised in 1997 and has doubled profit levels and trade from 10 million tonnes to 22 million tonnes in the last five years.
  • At the top of its list was a request that the government halt plans to privatize and corporatize the Taiwan Railway Administration.
  • It was symptomatic of what has prevailed in the power industry nationally since it was either corporatised or privatised, allowing market forces to dominate.

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Syllabification: cor·po·ra·tize

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