verb (used with object), mu·nic·i·pal·ized, mu·nic·i·pal·iz·ing.
to bring under municipal ownership or control.
Also especially British, mu·nic·i·pal·ise.
Origin of municipalize
Related formsmu·nic·i·pal·i·za·tion, nounun·mu·nic·i·pal·ized, adjective
First recorded in 1875–80; municipal
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Examples from the Web for municipalize
Historical Examples of municipalize
Will it need to municipalize him in order to protect itself?
Municipalize on this scale, I would say, and I am with you altogether.
Unless physicians test themselves and their profession by results, we shall be compelled to "municipalize the medical man."
British Dictionary definitions for municipalize
Derived Formsmunicipalization or municipalisation, noun
to bring under municipal ownership or control
to make a municipality of
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