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decentralize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decentralize  \De*cen"tral*ize\,  v.  t. 
  To  prevent  from  centralizing;  to  cause  to  withdraw  from  the 
  center  or  place  of  concentration;  to  divide  and  distribute 
  (what  has  been  united  or  concentrated);  --  esp.  said  of 
  authority,  or  the  administration  of  public  affairs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decentralize 
  v  :  make  less  central;  "After  the  revolution,  food  distribution 
  was  decentralized"  [syn:  {deconcentrate},  {decentralise}] 
  [ant:  {centralize},  {centralize}] 




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