[ dee-myoo-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ diˈmyu tʃu əˌlaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·mu·tu·al·ized, de·mu·tu·al·iz·ing.

to convert (a mutual life-insurance company) to a stockholder-owned corporation.


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Also especially British, de·mu·tu·al·ise.

Origin of demutualize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for demutualize



/ (diːˈmjuːtʃʊəˌlaɪz) /


to convert (a mutual society, such as a building society) to a public limited company or (of such a society) to be converted

Derived forms of demutualize

demutualization or demutualisation, noun
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