Meaning of communalize

com•mu•nal•ize

Pronunciation: (ku-myn'l-īz", kom'yu-nl-), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to make communal; to make (land, a business, etc.) the property of the community: The town communalized the estate for a public park.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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