- mu•nic•i•pal•ize[[t]myuˈnɪs ə pəˌlaɪz[/t]] v. t. -ized, -iz•ing1) gov to make a municipality of2) gov to bring under municipal ownership or control•Etymology: 1875–80 mu•nic`i•pal•i•za′tion, n.
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Municipalize — Mu*nic i*pal*ize, v. t. [Municipal + ize.] To bring under municipal oversight or control; as, a municipalized industry. London people are now determined to centralize and to municipalize such services. The Century. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
municipalize — index condemn (seize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
municipalize — [myo͞o nis′ə pəl īz΄] vt. municipalized, municipalizing 1. to bring under the control or ownership of a municipality 2. to make a municipality of municipalization n … English World dictionary
municipalize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1880 to bring under municipal ownership or supervision < a plan to municipalize utilities > • municipalization noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
municipalize — municipalization, n. /myooh nis euh peuh luyz /, v.t., municipalized, municipalizing. 1. to make a municipality of. 2. to bring under municipal ownership or control. Also, esp. Brit., municipalise. [1875 80; MUNICIPAL + IZE] * * * … Universalium
municipalize — verb To convert into a municipality See Also: municipalization … Wiktionary
municipalize — mu·nic·i·pal·ize … English syllables
municipalize — ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷pəˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to bring under municipal ownership, control, or supervision water and gas supply in practically all German towns … had been municipalized G.M.Harris … Useful english dictionary
Fulton County, Georgia — Infobox U.S. County county = Fulton County state = Georgia seallink = map size = 225 founded = 1853 seat = Atlanta largest city = Atlanta area total sq mi = 535 area total km2 = 1385 area land sq mi = 529 area land km2 = 1369 area water sq mi = 6 … Wikipedia
municipalization — noun see municipalize … New Collegiate Dictionary