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nationalization
as in:  nationalization of the industry


I—and others like me—had been nationalized.
V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  changing something from private to state ownership or control
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  • I—and others like me—had been nationalized.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • She had not seen him since the nationalization of the San Sebastian Line.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Which of them will nationalize the other?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • And often all the men, Mr. Leivers as well, had bitter debates on the nationalizing of the land and similar problems.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers

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  • Thinking back, Dede remembers a long lecture about the rights of the campesinos, the nationalization of sugar, and the driving away of the Yanqui imperialists.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • "What does the Freedom Charter say about nationalization?"—we would answer them—and a great many of them did come to us with questions.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Sabina recalled how after the Communist coup all the castles in Bohemia were nationalized and turned into manual training centers, retirement homes, and also cow sheds.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • But she heard and remembered discussions of Freud, Romain Rolland, syndicalism, the Confederation Generale du Travail, feminism vs. haremism, Chinese lyrics, nationalization of mines, Christian Science, and fishing in Ontario.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • There’s the nationalization of all enterprises, but the municipal soviet needs fuel, and the Provincial Economic Council wants transportation.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Long-standing commercial ties, private institutions, banks, insurance companies, and shipping companies disappeared through loss of capital, absorption through nationalization, or by simple destruction.
    George C. Marshall  --  The Marshall Plan

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  • Only when the concessions of the mines were returned to the North American companies after three years of nationalization did a few voices suggest that this amounted to giving the country away wrapped in cellophane.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Under the Freedom Charter, nationalization would take place in an economy based on private enterprise.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • Hungary was overrun by the Soviets; Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal; the Chinese were supporting the Viet Minh against the French in Indochina; and the CIA had briefed Herter that the Soviets were working on a rocket that could carry a nuclear weapon thousands of miles right to the American heartland.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • We cling to the /r/, we preserve the final [Pg172] /g/, we give /nephew/ a clear /f/-sound instead of the clouded English /v/-sound, and we boldly nationalize /trait/ and pronounce its final /t/, but we drop the second /p/ from /pumpkin/ and change the /m/ to /n/, we change the /ph/(=/f/)-sound to plain /p/ in /diphtheria/, /diphthong/ and /naphtha/,[87] we relieve /rind/ of its final /d/, and, in the complete sentence, we slaughter consonants by assimilation.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Calhoun believed that the Constitutional Convention had not nationalized our government; that the sovereign states still retained "the right of judging . when the Congress encroached upon the individual state’s power and liberty.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • During the debates with Douglas, Lincoln dwelt on the theme again and again, and added the charge that Douglas himself was involved in a Democratic "conspiracy . for the sole purpose of nationalizing slavery.
    Richard Hofstadter  --  Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
  • I refuse to consider, I absolutely refuse to consider the possibility of the San Sebastian Line being nationalized!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Because the Mexican government is going to nationalize your line any day now.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Well, first of all, that nationalization-what are you going to do about it?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The government of the People’s State of Mexico has nationalized the San Sebastian Mines and the San Sebastian Railroad.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "Orren," Taggart asked cautiously, "what about those rumors that they’re planning to nationalize the San Sebastian Mines?"
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • So that the looters won’t have too much to loot when they nationalize the line.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "After all," she said within herself, "if the land were nationalized, Edgar and Paul and I would be just the same."
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Nationalization: it had been a word.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • In this respect the ANC’s policy corresponds with the old policy of the present Nationalist Party which, for many years, had as part of its programme the nationalization of the gold mines which, at that time, were controlled by foreign capital.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • "They’re going to nationalize d’Anconia Copper," he said.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They were also concerned about the idea of nationalization, insisting that the ANC and the Freedom Charter supported blanket nationalization for the South African economy.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • "The date of that nationalization, September second," she asked, her voice wistful, "was it you who picked it?"
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The act of nationalization was read to the assembly, to the sound of fire alarm sirens and distant cries.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The mills had been nationalized, as the property of a deserter.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • It was to celebrate the agreement to nationalize d’Anconia Copper in about a month.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They were also concerned about the idea of nationalization, insisting that the ANC and the Freedom Charter supported blanket nationalization for the South African economy.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • It calls for redistribution, but not nationalization, of land; it provides for nationalization of mines, banks, and monopoly industry, because big monopolies are owned by one race only, and without such nationalization racial domination would be perpetuated despite the spread of political power.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • We could only guess at the foreign-exchange ins and outs, and the hidden beneficiaries, of that deal; the newspaper in the capital announced it as a kind of nationalization, with fair compensation.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • It calls for redistribution, but not nationalization, of land; it provides for nationalization of mines, banks, and monopoly industry, because big monopolies are owned by one race only, and without such nationalization racial domination would be perpetuated despite the spread of political power.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • It calls for redistribution, but not nationalization, of land; it provides for nationalization of mines, banks, and monopoly industry, because big monopolies are owned by one race only, and without such nationalization racial domination would be perpetuated despite the spread of political power.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • I explained that we were for a more even distribution of the rewards of certain industries, industries that were already monopolies, and that nationalization might occur in some of those areas.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I’m going to ask Ezra Stowbody why he’s opposed to the nationalization of railroads, and ask Dave Dyer why a druggist always is pleased when he’s called ’doctor,’ and maybe ask Mrs. Bogart why she wears a widow’s veil that looks like a dead crow."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • 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.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
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