verb (used with object), collectivized, collectivizing.
to organize (a people, industry, economy, etc.) according to the principles of collectivism.
Also, especially British, collectivise.

1890–95; collective + -ize

collectivization, noun
decollectivize, verb (used with object), decollectivized, decollectivizing. Unabridged
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collectivize or collectivise (kəˈlɛktɪˌvaɪz)
(tr) to organize according to the principles of collectivism
collectivise or collectivise
collectivi'zation or collectivise
collectivi'sation or collectivise

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Example sentences
There was a push to collectivize farms after the war.
To satisfy these needs, the government began to collectivize agriculture.
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