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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nationalise.


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  • World War II, many socialist parties in government implemented what became known as nationalised major and economically vital industries while permitting a free market to continue in the rest.


  • "I don't own any banks, but if the government tried to sell Northern Rock on a decent valuation I'd be keen to buy it," a European equities fund manager at a UK investment firm said, referring to the nationalised lender the British government plans to return to private hands.

    Reuters: Top News

  • - He warns the Government off the idea of nationalised mortgages (too late, Northern Rock!).


  • Tony Benn may be relishing the idea of nationalised banks, and a chorus of other lefties might be yelling: "I told you so!" - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • (manufacturers, energy, communications and banks) must be properly nationalised, that is, brought under democratic control to meet needs democratically.

  • And then came home and "nationalised" UK banks without even asking for government representation in the boardrooms?

    Same old Tories

  • The rescue deal follows the heavy losses uncovered by Lloyds after the takeover of rival HBOS and means two of the big four High Street banks - Royal Bank of Scotland is the other - are now effectively 'nationalised'.

    Lloyds pays $113 million in bonuses

  • It is the stage where all labour and property is brought under public or state ownership and all profit (if there is any) is 'nationalised'.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In an effort to annoy me he also seems to think that the festival needs to be "nationalised", though I think that's just an effort to get more people in London to pay attention to Edinburgh rather than take the festivals into public ownership.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • We cannot exepct anything dfifferent from a "nationalised" service.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...


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