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Noun: nationalisation  ,na-shu-nu-lI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: nationalization)
  1. The action of forming or becoming a nation
    - nationalization
     
  2. The action of rendering national in character
    - nationalization
     
  3. Changing something from private to state ownership or control
    - nationalization, communization, communisation [Brit]

Derived forms: nationalisations

Type of: change, group action, social control

Encyclopedia: Nationalisation