how to pronounce privatize


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privatize is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of privatize in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… an attempt to automate and privatize all …”

meanings of privatize


  1. To release government control of (a business or industry) to private industry.
  2. To make (a variable, etc.) private in scope.

privatize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word privatize occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics privatize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that privatize can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to privatize


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