- to develop into big business; bring under the control of a corporation: to corporatize baseball.
Also especially British, cor·po·ra·tise.
Origin of corporatize
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- (tr) to convert (a government-controlled industry or enterprise) into an independent company
- (intr) to be influenced by or take on the features of a large commercial business, esp in being bureaucratic and uncaring
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