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cen·tral·ize

 (sĕn′trə-līz′)
v. cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing, cen·tral·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To draw into or toward a center; consolidate.
2. To bring under a single, central authority: The Constitution centralizes political power in the federal government.
v.intr.
To come together at a center; concentrate.

cen′tral·i·za′tion (-trə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
cen′tral·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centralization - the act of consolidating power under a central control
consolidation, integration - the act of combining into an integral whole; "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"
decentralisation, decentralization - the spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments
2.centralization - gathering to a center
gather, gathering - the act of gathering something
Translations
centralizace
centralisering
központosítás
miîstÿring
centralizácia
merkezîleştirme

centralization

[ˌsentrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncentralización f

centralization

[ˌsɛntrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] centralisation (British) n [country, state, organization] → centralisation f

centralization

central

(ˈsentrəl) adjective
1. belonging to or near the centre (eg of a town). His flat is very central.
2. principal or most important. the central point of his argument.
ˈcentralize, ˈcentralise verb
to bring under one control.
ˌcentraliˈzation, ˌcentraliˈsation noun
ˈcentrally adverb
centrally situated.
central heating
heating of a building by water, steam or air through pipes from one central boiler etc.
ˌcentral ˈprocessing ˌunit noun
see CPU.
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