nationalisation

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From French nationalisation. Surface etymology is nationalise +‎ -ation

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nationalisation (countable and uncountable, plural nationalisations) (British spelling)

  1. The act or process of nationalising:
    1. The act or process of making or becoming a nation.
      the nationalisation of India
    2. The act of taking formerly private assets into public or state ownership.
      • 2020 August 12, Paul Clifton, “Network News: Rail passenger services nationalised in all but name”, in Rail, page 6:
        However the Labour Party and rail unions regard the move as a step closer to full nationalisation. TSSA General Secretary Manuel Cortes said: "The ONS has candidly exposed the truth about our railways. They are now in public ownership. Grant Shapps must now take direct control of running them, rather than continue to line the pockets of privateers."
    3. The act of becoming nationalistic.
      • 2006, Catherine Davies, Claire Brewster, Hilary Owen, South American Independence, page 185:
        [] study of the legacy of classical republican patriotism through to the nationalisation of patriotism []

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Etymology[edit]

nationaliser +‎ -ation

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nationalisation f (plural nationalisations)

  1. nationalization