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communalize

[kuh-myoon-l-ahyz, kom-yuh-nl-] /kəˈmyun lˌaɪz, ˈkɒm yə nl-/
verb (used with object), communalized, communalizing.
1.
to make communal; to make (land, a business, etc.) the property of the community:
The town communalized the estate for a public park.
Also, especially British, communalise.
Origin of communalize
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; communal + -ize
Related forms
communalization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for communalize

communalize

/ˈkɒmjʊnəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to render (something) the property of a commune or community
Derived Forms
communalization, communalisation, noun
communalizer, communaliser, noun
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