from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To convert into communal property.
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- v. To take property into communal ownership
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render communal; to convert into municipal property, as water-works, street railroads, etc.
- To convert to a belief in communal ownership and initiative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make something the property of the commune or community
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It would be necessary to communalize the railways, that the citizens might get food and work, and lastly, to prevent the waste of supplies; and to guard against the trusts of corn-speculators, like those to whom the Paris Commune of 1793 fell a prey, it would have to place in the hands of the City the work of stocking its warehouses with commodities, and apportioning the produce.
Attempts to communalize the fight against terrorism and the recent incidents in Karnataka exemplify the BJP's continued agenda of the politics of hate.
So we have a trade organization to bring us together, to communalize and aggregate our concerns, to have our voices raised together to show our suppliers the seriousness and commonalities of the retailer's needs.
The VHP and Bajrang Dal wanted to communalize the issue and chief minister Mr Naveen Patnaik allowed them to do so, he alleged.
Hindu extremists have been trying to communalize Nepal’s politics so that they can benefit more through the instability in Nepal.