One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in the US) convert (a government benefits program) to a system in which participants are given vouchers with which to purchase privatized services.‘we have major concerns about the impact this plan to voucherize Medicare will have on today's seniors’
- ‘Democrats should make this election a clear choice between them pledging to fully protecting these programs and the Republican plan to voucherize them.’
- ‘He could at least have been asked about Cummings' view that British education should be "voucherised".’
- ‘If the Veterans were authorized/voucherized so they could get health care everywhere, then the VA system would rapidly lose patients.’
- ‘Voucherize education, but let the charter schools cherry-pick who they admit.’
- ‘Imagine if we actually voucherized existing education spending and let students spend their vouchers to subsidize their own apprenticeships.’
- ‘He straight up said in his speech that he would NEVER voucherize Medicare.’
- ‘They would would voucherize, privatize, and end Medicare as we know it.’
- ‘Sweden has a 100 % voucherized school system.’
- ‘As Florida is voucherized, charterized, and privatized to death, far too much of the real estate stands to lose tremendous value or become nearly worthless.’
- ‘There was never any good reason to believe that voucherizing Medicare would be anything but desperately unpopular.’
1970s: from voucher + -ize.
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