from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of nationalisation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of nationalizing, or the state of being nationalized.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of rendering national in character instead of local.
- n. The act of making national as regards possession, use, and control; especially, as advocated by many socialists, the abolition of private property, as in lands, railways, etc., and the vesting of it in the nation for national use: as, the nationalisation of land.
- n. Also spelled nationalisation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the action of rendering national in character
- n. changing something from private to state ownership or control
- n. the action of forming or becoming a nation
Notice how the term nationalization confuses the issue.
ARMEY: Well, first of all, the use of the term nationalization is a completely confused misnomer right now.
The term nationalization is without objective meaning.
The fees and taxes have been increased to a point that nationalization is only a semi-viable option only for those who own vehicles that were manufactured as 1999 models.
Are they handled differently in nationalization vs. bankruptcy?
However, if the nationalization is "en tramite" they can't/shouldn't (it's all a crap shoot) confiscate our almost 10 year old car.
If he believes that nationalization is the correct course of action, which it is, than he should honestly explain to Congress and the American people what is he supports rather than govern by deception.
Even retrospectively, a levy to pay for the AIG nationalization is an easy one to justify: we nationalized AIG to keep the entire global financial industry from collapsing.
Reuters says that Alan Freaking Greenspan has "joined a growing list of experts who suggest nationalization is inevitable."
The Obama administration and Congress are reportedly “rushing to write legislation that allows the federal government to take over and unwind the businesses of a large financial institution,” which hopefully means that nationalization is at least on their radar.