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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Change from governmental to individual control or ownership.

Usage examples (41)
  • Verb (used with object), : a campaign promise to privatize some of the public lands. ,special-interest groups attempting to privatize social issues
  • Blair accused of trying to 'privatise' war in Iraq
  • OpEdNews - Quicklink: Blair accused of trying to 'privatise' war in Iraq
  • Tehran planning to 'privatise' all refineries, petchem units: oil min for more
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