de|na|tion|al|ize «dee NASH uh nuh lyz, -NASH nuh-», transitive verb, -ized, -iz|ing.
1. to deprive of national rights, scope, or character.
2. to turn over, or return, to private ownership or operation, as an industry or undertaking previously owned or operated by a government or an agency of the government.

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