[ kom-yuh-nahyz ]
/ ˈkɒm yəˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with object), com·mu·nized, com·mu·niz·ing.
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Also especially British, com·mu·nise .
Origin of communize
OTHER WORDS FROM communizecom·mu·ni·za·tion, nounde·com·mu·nize, verb (used with object), de·com·mu·nized, de·com·mu·niz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for communize
/ (ˈkɒmjʊˌnaɪz) /
verb (tr; sometimes capital)
to make (property) public; nationalize
to make (a person or country) communist
Derived forms of communizecommunization or communisation, noun
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