chiefly British English spelling of privatization. For spelling, see -ize.

Nearby words

  1. privateer,
  2. privateering,
  3. privateersman,
  4. privately,
  5. privation,
  6. privatism,
  7. privative,
  8. privatively,
  9. privatization,
  10. privatization issue

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for privatisation

  • Every privatisation – especially that of a medium – provokes public opposition.

    After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
  • They advocated much longer transition periods in which privatisation will come only after the proper institutions were erected.

    After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
  • In the name of capitalist ideology (another religion, really) it demands "privatisation" of the medium.

    After the Rain|Sam Vaknin