Definition of renationalization in US English:


(British renationalisation)


  • See renationalize

    • ‘He added that using administration as part of an effective renationalisation of Railtrack would require time-consuming primary legislation, and should therefore not be considered.’
    • ‘We oppose privatisation, and campaign for the renationalisation of the railways and other public services.’
    • ‘To be sure, he expressed opposition to privatizing many more state enterprises, but he did not call for renationalization.’
    • ‘They want outright renationalization of the gas industry.’
    • ‘Some will put taxes up a bit, others promise to bring them down a bit, but no one proposes to change the way the economy is run, through extensive privatisation, renationalisation or whatever.’