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communize

[ kom-yuh-nahyz ]
/ 藞k蓲m y蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), com路mu路nized, com路mu路niz路ing.
(often initial capital letter) to impose Communist principles or systems of government on (a country or people).
to make communistic.
to make (something, as land or a house) the property of the community; to transfer from individual to community ownership.
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Also especially British, com路mu路nise .

Origin of communize

1885鈥90; back formation from communization, equivalent to Latin comm奴n(is) common + -ization

OTHER WORDS FROM communize

com路mu路ni路za路tion, nounde路com路mu路nize, verb (used with object), de路com路mu路nized, de路com路mu路niz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for communize

communize

communise

/ (藞k蓲mj蕣藢na瑟z) /

verb (tr; sometimes capital)
to make (property) public; nationalize
to make (a person or country) communist

Derived forms of communize

communization or communisation, noun
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