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collectivize

[ kuh-lek-tuh-vahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, col·lec·ti·vized, col·lec·ti·viz·ing.
  1. to organize (a people, industry, economy, etc.) according to the principles of collectivism.


collectivize

/ kəˈlɛktɪˌvaɪz /

verb

  1. tr to organize according to the principles of collectivism


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Derived Forms

  • colˌlectiviˈzation, noun

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Other Words From

  • col·lec·ti·vi·za·tion [k, uh, -lek-t, uh, -vahy-, zey, -sh, uh, n], noun
  • de·col·lec·ti·vize verb (used with object) decollectivized decollectivizing

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Word History and Origins

Origin of collectivize1

First recorded in 1890–95; collective + -ize

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Example Sentences

The family company was collectivized during the war, with the elder Puig staying on as a worker, according to the 2014 corporate history.

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