na·tion·al·ize / ˈnashənəˌlīz/ • v. [tr.] 1. transfer (a major branch of industry or commerce) from private to state ownership or control. 2. make distinctively national; give a national character to: in the 13th and 14th centuries church designs were further nationalized. 3. [usu. as adj.] (nationalized) naturalize (a foreigner): he is now a nationalized Frenchman. DERIVATIVES: na·tion·al·i·za·tion / ˌnashənəliˈzāshən/ n. na·tion·al·iz·er n.
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