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collectivize

[ kuh-lek-tuh-vahyz ]
/ kəˈlɛk təˌvaɪz /
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verb (used with object), col·lec·ti·vized, col·lec·ti·viz·ing.

to organize (a people, industry, economy, etc.) according to the principles of collectivism.

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Also especially British, col·lec·ti·vise .

Origin of collectivize

First recorded in 1890–95; collective + -ize
col·lec·ti·vi·za·tion, nounde·col·lec·ti·vize, verb (used with object), de·col·lec·ti·vized, de·col·lec·ti·viz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for collectivize

collectivize

collectivise

/ (kəˈlɛktɪˌvaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to organize according to the principles of collectivism
collectivization or collectivisation, noun
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