Definition of mutualize in English:


(British mutualise)


[with object]
  • 1Organize (a company or business) on mutual principles.

    ‘was the BBC about to be mutualized, with viewers becoming stockholders?’
    • ‘This should go down a bomb with the suits, along with his other suggestion that auditors should be mutualised, and take on a not-for-profit for true independence.’
    • ‘He has already supported calls for a rethink of the ownership of Scottish Water and said it should be mutualised.’
  • 2Share out (something) equally between involved parties.

    ‘the ruling council of Lloyd's has refused to contemplate anything that would appear to mutualize names' losses’
    • ‘They are interested in the ways in which income is mutualized in individual households.’