denationalisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n denationalisation changing something from state to private ownership or control
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Usage

In literature:

But these people were as denationalised as the dishes set before them with every circumstance of unstamped respectability.
"The Secret Agent" by Joseph Conrad
The Khans never thought of attempting to denationalise their Russian subjects.
"Russia" by Donald Mackenzie Wallace
You don't understand that because you're denationalised; because, as you say yourself, you have no country.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
This is to denationalise the American mind.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847." by Various
My father and the few others out here are almost denationalised.
"A Daughter of the Vine" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
To no one are we more indebted for our denationalisation than to him, and therefore, gentlemen, I call for three cheers for Charles XII!
"The Red Room" by August Strindberg
Denationalisation is fought against in every possible way.
"Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)" by Isabella L. Bird
Such release, if granted, denationalises the released individual.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
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