denationalize de‧na‧tion‧al‧ize [diː'næʆnəlaɪz] also denationalise verb [transitive]
to sell a business or industry that is owned by the state, so that it is owned privately; = PRIVATIZE:

• There was no attempt to denationalize the giant state monopolies.

• denationalized companies

— denationalization also denationalisation noun [uncountable] :

• the denationalization of British Rail

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denationalization UK US (UK ALSO denationalisation) /ˌdiːnæʃənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ US  /ˌdiːnæʃənələˈzeɪʃən/ noun [C or U] ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT
the process of denationalizing a government organization: »

A central government agency was set up to manage the denationalization of state enterprises.

Compare NATIONALIZE(Cf. nationalize), PRIVATIZATION(Cf. ↑privatization)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Denationalization — De*na tion*al*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]nationalisation.] The act or process of denationalizing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denationalization — (Amer.) n. privatization, act of removing from government control or ownership; changing an industry from state or public ownership to private ownership; (Politics) deprivation of national rights (also denationalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Denationalization — The act of changing a government run firm into a private sector firm. In order to accomplish this transition, the government must either sell or otherwise redistribute the formerly government run firm in a way that is equitable to citizens.… …   Investment dictionary

  • denationalization — denationalize (also denationalise) ► VERB ▪ transfer from public to private ownership. DERIVATIVES denationalization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • denationalization — noun see denationalize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • denationalization — See denationalize. * * * …   Universalium

  • denationalization — noun The act or process of denationalizing, of removing from government control …   Wiktionary

  • denationalization — privatization …   Accounting dictionary

  • denationalization — See privatization …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • denationalization — An alternative term for *privatization …   Auditor's dictionary

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