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demutualize

[dee-myoo-choo-uh-lahyz] /diˈmyu tʃu əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), demutualized, demutualizing.
1.
to convert (a mutual life-insurance company) to a stockholder-owned corporation.
Also, especially British, demutualise.
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demutualize

/diːˈmjuːtʃʊəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
to convert (a mutual society, such as a building society) to a public limited company or (of such a society) to be converted
Derived Forms
demutualization, demutualisation, noun
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