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- n. Act of taking formerly private assets into public or state ownership.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as nationalization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See nationalization, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the action of forming or becoming a nation
- n. changing something from private to state ownership or control
- n. the action of rendering national in character
Warning against what he described as the nationalisation of universities to address the problem, Wiechers said universities would have to find their own solutions.
He added, “If nationalisation is what works, then we should do it.”
I'd also argue that nationalisation is a good way of ensuring that we aren't held to ransom by the doctors 'cartel.
"A short-term nationalisation of the banking sector may well be both necessary and the right thing to do."
Africa's first democratic elections in April, the dreaded word nationalisation that once figured in the ANC agenda has barely been mentioned.
However, the ANC had dropped the idea of nationalisation because of the negative reaction received from foreign countries.
When Anglo American's chief executive, Cynthia Carroll, referred to nationalisation as "the road to ruin" and its proponents as "false prophets", she obtained the backing of the mines minister, Susan Shabangu.
Showing page 1 of 1 comment pages, 4 total comments But Mandela renounced the idea of nationalisation later, realising that the country would not get overseas investment, which would be badly needed, should it be implemented.
These statistics provide ammunition for those who say that the nationalisation has been a success.
The nationalisation will be a temporary emergency measure.
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