Definition of collectivize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

collectivize

 verb
verb
NAmE//kəˈlɛktəˌvaɪz//
 
[often passive]collectivize somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they collectivize
 
he / she / it collectivizes
 
past simple collectivized
 
-ing form collectivizing
 
 
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to join several private farms, industries, etc. together so that they are controlled by the community or by the government
collectivization
 
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NAmE//kəˌlɛktəvəˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: collectivize