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NATIONALISATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does nationalisation mean? 

NATIONALISATION (noun)
  The noun NATIONALISATION has 3 senses:

1. the action of forming or becoming a nation
2. the action of rendering national in character
3. changing something from private to state ownership or control

  Familiarity information: NATIONALISATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


NATIONALISATION (noun)


Sense 1nationalisation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The action of forming or becoming a nation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

nationalisation; nationalization

Hypernyms ("nationalisation" is a kind of...):

group action (action taken by a group of people)


Sense 2nationalisation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The action of rendering national in character

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

nationalisation; nationalization

Hypernyms ("nationalisation" is a kind of...):

change (the action of changing something)


Sense 3nationalisation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Changing something from private to state ownership or control

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

communisation; communization; nationalisation; nationalization

Hypernyms ("nationalisation" is a kind of...):

social control (control exerted (actively or passively) by group action)


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