Definition of collectivize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

collectivize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they collectivize
BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvaɪz//
 
he / she / it collectivizes
BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzɪz//
 
past simple collectivized
BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzd//
 
past participle collectivized
BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzd//
 
-ing form collectivizing
BrE BrE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlektɪvaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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[often passive] collectivize something to join several private farms, industries, etc. together so that they are controlled by the community or by the government
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: collectivize