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decentralization definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts [syn: decentralization, decentalisation]
2: the spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments [syn: decentralization, decentralisation] [ant: centralisation, centralization]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1846 1. the dispersion or distribution of functions and powers; specifically the delegation of power from a central authority to regional and local authorities 2. the redistribution of population and industry from urban centers to outlying areas decentralize verb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Decentralization De*cen`tral*i*za"tion, n. The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized. ``The decentralization of France.'' --J. P. Peters.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see decentralize




 


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