[ myoo-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈmyu tʃu əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), mu·tu·al·ized, mu·tu·al·iz·ing.
to make mutual.
to organize (a company) on a mutual model, in which members share profits, losses, expenses, etc.: The office-supply company will be mutualized in the next fiscal year.
to share (profits, losses, etc., incurred by one member of a group) equally among all members: The officials refused to mutualize the European Union debt.
verb (used without object), mu·tu·al·ized, mu·tu·al·iz·ing.
to become mutual.
to become a mutual company.
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Also especially British, mu·tu·al·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM mutualizemu·tu·al·i·za·tion, nounun·mu·tu·al·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mutualize
/ (ˈmjuːtʃʊəˌlaɪz) /
to make or become mutual
(tr) US to organize or convert (a business enterprise) so that customers or employees own a majority of shares
Derived forms of mutualizemutualization or mutualisation, noun
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