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English translation: to socialize; to nationalize

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German term or phrase:vergesellschaften
English translation:to socialize; to nationalize
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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02:36 Mar 2, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Health Care
German term or phrase: vergesellschaften
In a medical (con)text, but in general terms, what are some suggestions for this, please:?
vergesellschaften

Thanx,
Warwick
jyxxer
Australia
Local time: 22:22
to socialize (with its full array of meanings); to nationalize
Explanation:
The source of ambiguity in this posting is the term "medical" as it refers to the context. The general assumption, as I see it, is that the context involves a clinical discussion. Could it be that you meant "health care context" instead?

The verb "to socialize" carries a very wide range of meanings, some commonly used in ordinary conversations, while others are mostly used by behavioral specialists. General dictionaries list a few, while medical and social science reference works add some others. Some of these meanings have already been posted above by my able colleagues.

What is very relevant to this thread, however, is one particular meaning that we hear very often in connection with health care, and that is "to socialize by bringing into the public sector, or to nationalize." The common expression one often hears is "socialized medicine," "socialized health care," or socialized health insurance." If that is the context, then "to nationalize" is not far off.

A more specific context would yield a less hazy (and less rambling) answer, but I hope this helps some.

Fuad
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nato socialize (with its full array of meanings); to nationalizeFuad Yahya
nasocialization processSerge
nato nationalizegwolf
nasocialize
Vesna Zivcic
nasocializeSabine Cane


  

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30 mins
socialize


Explanation:
vergesellschaften - to socialize

hope it helps :o)


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Sabine Cane
Local time: 11:22

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41 mins
socialize


Explanation:
1.Socialization process is a process of accepting the norms of a society as the individual grows up, which enables him to function as a part of the society

2. I don't think it has anything to do with the state, but with society as a kind of super-ego. Perhaps, depending on your Context, "vergesellschaftlichen" refers to some individual impulses, emotions, behavior or norms being taken to the higher level of "society".


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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in category: 2

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5 hrs
to nationalize


Explanation:

to bring/take something into public ownership


Hope this helps.


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Local time: 06:22
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6 hrs
socialization process


Explanation:
Hope it helps you.

Regards,
Serge


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9 hrs
to socialize (with its full array of meanings); to nationalize


Explanation:
The source of ambiguity in this posting is the term "medical" as it refers to the context. The general assumption, as I see it, is that the context involves a clinical discussion. Could it be that you meant "health care context" instead?

The verb "to socialize" carries a very wide range of meanings, some commonly used in ordinary conversations, while others are mostly used by behavioral specialists. General dictionaries list a few, while medical and social science reference works add some others. Some of these meanings have already been posted above by my able colleagues.

What is very relevant to this thread, however, is one particular meaning that we hear very often in connection with health care, and that is "to socialize by bringing into the public sector, or to nationalize." The common expression one often hears is "socialized medicine," "socialized health care," or socialized health insurance." If that is the context, then "to nationalize" is not far off.

A more specific context would yield a less hazy (and less rambling) answer, but I hope this helps some.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
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Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

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Jan 8, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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Jan 8, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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