Meaning of reprivatize in English:

reprivatize

(also reprivatise)

Pronunciation /ˌriːˈprʌɪvɪtʌɪz/

verb

  • To return (a previously nationalized business, industry, or service) to private ownership and control. Compare "privatize".

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Economist. Either from re- + private + -ize, or from re- + privatize (although that is first attested later).