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communize

[kom-yuh-nahyz] /ˈkɒm yəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), communized, communizing.
1.
(often initial capital letter) to impose Communist principles or systems of government on (a country or people).
2.
to make communistic.
3.
to make (something, as land or a house) the property of the community; to transfer from individual to community ownership.
Also, especially British, communise.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; back formation from communization, equivalent to Latin commūn(is) common + -ization
Related forms
communization, noun
decommunize, verb (used with object), decommunized, decommunizing.
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communize

/ˈkɒmjʊˌnaɪz/
verb (transitive; sometimes capital)
1.
to make (property) public; nationalize
2.
to make (a person or country) communist
Derived Forms
communization, communisation, noun
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