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collectivization

[ kuh-lek-tuh-vahy-zey-shuhn ]
/ kəˌlɛk təˌvaɪˈzeɪ ʃən /
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Definition of collectivization

noun
the act or process of organizing a people, industry, enterprise, etc., according to collectivism, an economic system in which control, especially of the means of production, is shared cooperatively or centralized: After World War I Russia introduced a full-scale command economy, including the collectivization of agriculture and the nationalization of almost all industrial capital.
the act of making something apply to a group of people as a whole rather than as individuals: The collectivization of guilt is a tool used to show that the community in which the crimes occurred has yet to become a community that can guarantee they will not be repeated.
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Also especially British, col·lec·ti·vi·sa·tion .

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