verb (used with object), re·pri·va·tized, re·pri·va·tiz·ing.

to restore to private control; remove from governmental jurisdiction.

Also especially British, re·pri·va·tise.

Origin of reprivatize

First recorded in 1945–50; re- + private + -ize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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