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communalize

[ kuh-myoon-l-ahyz, kom-yuh-nl- ]
/ k蓹藞myun l藢a瑟z, 藞k蓲m y蓹 nl- /
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verb (used with object), com路mu路nal路ized, com路mu路nal路iz路ing.
to make communal; to make (land, a business, etc.) the property of the community: The town communalized the estate for a public park.
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Also especially British, com路mu路nal路ise .

Origin of communalize

First recorded in 1880鈥85; communal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM communalize

com路mu路nal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for communalize

communalize

communalise

/ (藞k蓲mj蕣n蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to render (something) the property of a commune or community

Derived forms of communalize

communalization or communalisation, nouncommunalizer or communaliser, noun
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