Americans are never slow to ridicule the denationalization of New York.
But how far is Japan ready and willing to go in this denationalization of herself?
The story of European diplomacy and Oriental intrigue which resulted in the denationalization of twelve million Mohammedans.
This has been quoted against Turgenev as though he meant it literally, and as though it were a confession of denationalization.
1807, "to deprive of nationality," from French dénationaliser (said in contemporary English publications to have been coined by Napoleon Buonaparte; denapoleonize was coined shortly thereafter); see de- + nationalize. Meaning "to transfer from national to private ownership" recorded from 1921. Related: Denationalized; denationalization.