[ ree-prahy-vuh-tahyz ]
/ riˈpraɪ vəˌtaɪz /
verb (used with object), re·pri·va·tized, re·pri·va·tiz·ing.
to restore to private control; remove from governmental jurisdiction.
- repro proof,
Also especially British, re·pri·va·tise.
Origin of reprivatize
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Examples from the Web for reprivatize
In Ukraine, Yanukovych took power and began to reprivatize for the benefit of himself and the members of his immediate family.