verb (used with object), pri·va·tized, pri·va·tiz·ing.
Related formspri·va·ti·za·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for privatize
This runs in stark contrast to the temptation to privatize every resource and turn it into a profitable market.12 Ways Catholicism is More Radical Than Pope Francis|Nathan Schneider|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Privatize” rabbinic courts: “denude” them of legal powers and government budgets.A Divorce Made in Heaven: Don’t Reform Israel’s State Rabbinate. Shut It Down.|Gershom Gorenberg|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All you have to do is sign the Ryan budget into law and privatize Medicare.
Forget about the Second Amendment—the gun lobby, abetted by timorous Republicans, is trying to privatize law and order.Pro-Gun Absolutism: The Gun Lobby’s Push to Privatize Law and Order|Will Marshall|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
George W. Bush claimed a mandate after 2004, and then promptly saw Democrats decimate his proposal to privatize Social Security.Tea-Fueled Republican Resistance Compels Barack Obama To Keep Running|Robert Shrum|March 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST