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centralism definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the political policy of concentrating power in a central organization

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1831 the concentration of power and control in the central authority of an organization (as a political or educational system) compare federalism centralist noun or adjective centralistic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a system that centralizes (esp. an administration) (see also democratic centralism). Derivatives: centralist n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Centralism Cen"tral*ism, n. 1. The state or condition of being central; the combination of several parts into one whole; centralization. 2. The system by which power is centralized, as in a government.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Centralism is a way of governing a country, or organizing something such as industry, education, or politics, which involves having one central group of people who give instructions to everyone else.



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