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nationalization -- as in: nationalization of the industry
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  • She had not seen him since the nationalization of the San Sebastian Line.
  • I refuse to consider, I absolutely refuse to consider the possibility of the San Sebastian Line being nationalized!
  • Because the Mexican government is going to nationalize your line any day now.
  • Well, first of all, that nationalization-what are you going to do about it?
  • The government of the People’s State of Mexico has nationalized the San Sebastian Mines and the San Sebastian Railroad.
  • "Orren," Taggart asked cautiously, "what about those rumors that they’re planning to nationalize the San Sebastian Mines?"
  • So that the looters won’t have too much to loot when they nationalize the line.
  • Even if we had a law permitting outright nationalization, it would be much better to get them as a gift, We want to leave to people the illusion that they’re still preserving their private property rights.
  • "They’re going to nationalize d’Anconia Copper," he said.
  • "The date of that nationalization, September second," she asked, her voice wistful, "was it you who picked it?"
  • The act of nationalization was read to the assembly, to the sound of fire alarm sirens and distant cries.
  • The mills had been nationalized, as the property of a deserter.
  • It was to celebrate the agreement to nationalize d’Anconia Copper in about a month.
  • Walking down the corridors of Taggart Transcontinental, he had heard the voice of a speaker pouring from a radio in someone’s office, the kind of voice one expects to hear on unlighted street corners: it was screaming demands for the nationalization of the railroads.
  • All industrial, commercial, manufacturing and business establishments of any nature whatsoever shall henceforth remain in operation, and the owners of such establishments shall not quit nor leave nor retire, nor close, sell or transfer their business, under penalty of the nationalization of their establishment and of any and all of their property.
  • He had lost his property-it was said-when Chile, becoming a People’s State, had nationalized all properties, except those belonging to citizens of backward, non-People’s countries, such as Argentina; but he had adopted an enlightened attitude and had joined the new regime, placing himself in the service of his country.
  • In line with the enlightened policy of Senior Ramirez, the new Head of the Chilean State-who came to power on the moral slogan that man is his brother’s keeper-the legislature was to nationalize the Chilean properties of d’Anconia Copper, thus opening the way for the People’s State of Argentina to nationalize the rest of the d’Anconia properties the world over.
  • In line with the enlightened policy of Senior Ramirez, the new Head of the Chilean State-who came to power on the moral slogan that man is his brother’s keeper-the legislature was to nationalize the Chilean properties of d’Anconia Copper, thus opening the way for the People’s State of Argentina to nationalize the rest of the d’Anconia properties the world over.
  • Dinner had been about to be served, when he had heard what he had come to hear: Senor Gonzales had mentioned-the smoke of his cigar weaving over the half-dozen men who had drifted toward his armchair-that by agreement with the future People’s State of Argentina, the properties of d’Anconia Copper would be nationalized by the People’s State of Chile, in less than a month, on September 2.
  • I’m going to campaign for the nationalization of the railroads," said Kip Chalmers, glaring defiantly at a small, gray man who looked at him without interest.
  • It’s a deal with a mission-a worthy, public-spirited mission-to manage the nationalized properties of the various People’s States of South America, to teach their workers our modern techniques of production, to help the underprivileged who’ve never had a chance, to-" He broke off abruptly, though she had merely sat looking at him without shifting her glance.

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  • I—and others like me—had been nationalized.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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