communalize

[kuh-myoon-l-ahyz, kom-yuh-nl-]

verb (used with object), com·mu·nal·ized, com·mu·nal·iz·ing.

to make communal; to make (land, a business, etc.) the property of the community: The town communalized the estate for a public park.

Also especially British, com·mu·nal·ise.

Origin of communalize

First recorded in 1880–85; communal + -ize
Related formscom·mu·nal·i·za·tion, noun
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Related Words for communalize

league, mingle, associate, club, fraternize, consort, mix, entertain, join, hobnob

British Dictionary definitions for communalize

communalize

communalise

verb

(tr) to render (something) the property of a commune or community
Derived Formscommunalization or communalisation, nouncommunalizer or communaliser, noun
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