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privatization 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. denationalization: changing something from state to private ownership or control
  2. (privatize) change from governmental to private control or ownership; "The oil industry was privatized"
  3. Privatization is the incidence or process of transferring ownership of a business, enterprise, agency or public service from the public sector (the state or government) to the private sector (businesses that operate for a private profit) or to private non-profit organizations. ...
  4. The transfer of a company or organization from government to private ownership and control
  5. (Privatize) Turn publicly-owned materials and services over to profit-making entitites.
  6. (Privatize) When a commons or other public service or asset becomes private property. (Similar to enclose, above) This has been a key plank of libertarian and right-wing political activists over the past 30 years, who have been successful at dismantling government services or handing them over ...
  7. (Privatize) v.: Corporate looting of the public treasury, the political version of Willie Sutton’s, I rob banks because “that’s where the money is.” See Free Market. See also Paul Ryan’s Vouchercare aka Medikill. Synonym: Throw Grandma To the Wolves and then Under the Bus.
  8. (Privatized) when a government run firm is sold to private investors and shares are made available to the public. See Asian Management, lecture 2
  9. a general term referring to a range of contracts and other agreements that transfer the provision of some services or production from the public sector to private firms or organizations.
  10. The sale of government-owned equity in nationalised industries or other commercial enterprises to private investors is the act of privatization.
  11. The act of returning state-owned or state-run companies back to the private sector, usually by selling them.
  12. Conversion of a state run company into a public company, often accompanied by a sale of its shares to the general public.
  13. The repurchasing of all of a company's outstanding stock by employees, private organization or a private investor. Private means that it is not owned by shareholders of a public company on an exchange. As a result of such an initiative, the company stops being publicly traded. ...
  14. The transfer of government-owned or government-run companies to the private sector, usually by selling them.
  15. When work or services are moved from the non-profit sector to the for-profit sector.
  16. The process of making state-owned enterprises private. Also termed denationalization.
  17. Increased use of private sector in providing social benefits and services, such as greater reliance on occupational welfare or proprietary child care services or nursing homes. May involve reduced role of government and increased role of market in funding, delivery, and/or regulation.
  18. The disposal to private owners by a government unit of the controlling equity of public assets.
  19. The conversion of a government-owned enterprise to private ownership.
  20. Act of converting a publicly operated enterprise into a privately owned and operated entity. Shares formerly owned by the government, as well as management control, are sold to the public. The theory behind privatization is that these enterprises run more effectively and offer better service.
  21. The act of turning previously government-provided services over to private sector enterprises.
  22. Etymological kin to “deprivation,” though any memory of why that might be – namely, that “privacy” was a prideful abstention from a life in common – is long gone. ...
  23. Transferring educational policy-making and implementation from the public domain into the private or business arena where educational leaders become accountability to rich funders (such as the Carnegie, Ford, Danforth, Rockefeller, Spencer, and Annenberg Foundations), rather than concerned ...
  24. Increasing private-sector involvement in health service delivery, which may include giving a greater role to private or other non-public providers of health and family planning services or support services, contracting out key functions to private-sector companies, or privatizing specific ...
  25. A diverse set of policies designed to introduce private ownership and/or private market allocation mechanisms to goods and services previously allocated and owned by the public sector. See asset sales, commercialization, commodification and marketization.