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municipalize

[ myoo-nis-uh-puh-lahyz ]
/ myuˈnɪs ə pəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), mu·nic·i·pal·ized, mu·nic·i·pal·iz·ing.

to make a municipality of.
to bring under municipal ownership or control.

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Also especially British, mu·nic·i·pal·ise .

Origin of municipalize

First recorded in 1875–80; municipal + -ize
mu·nic·i·pal·i·za·tion, nounun·mu·nic·i·pal·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for municipalize

municipalize

municipalise

/ (mjuːˈnɪsɪpəˌlaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to bring under municipal ownership or control
to make a municipality of
municipalization or municipalisation, noun
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