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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.
References in classic literature ?
But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed crown of geographical empire encircles an imperial brain; then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization.
People ceased to kill one another, and this event was accompanied by its justification in the necessity for a centralization of power, resistance to Europe, and so on.
From that day forth bureaucracy used to its own profit the mistrust that stands between receipts and expenditures; it degraded the administration for the benefit of the administrators; in short, it spun those lilliputian threads which have chained France to Parisian centralization,--as if from 1500 to 1800 France had undertaken nothing for want of thirty thousand government clerks
He maintained that the poverty of Russia arises not merely from the anomalous distribution of landed property and misdirected reforms, but that what had contributed of late years to this result was the civilization from without abnormally grafted upon Russia, especially facilities of communication, as railways, leading to centralization in towns, the development of luxury, and the consequent development of manufactures, credit and its accompaniment of speculation--all to the detriment of agriculture.
d] the size of the formal sector is strictly greater in the absence of the shadow economy, regardless of centralization.
Brubaker chronicles a gradual centralization of control over agricultural pollution in Canada from the 1970s to the present, documents the environmental and social costs associated with the centralization, and suggests caution regarding further centralizing measures.
Of course, while there is something to be said for the centralization of some aspects of an organization, decentralization is helpful, as well.
My understanding is that the nervous system of a jellyfish contains no true nerves and no centralization.
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She said at some point franchise fee collections might better be handled by the Office of Finance, as part of the city's centralization of its collections operation.
According to Joe Skorupa, Principal Analyst at Gartner, "Accelerating Exchange, CIFS, and web application performance as part of a broad-based architecture for application acceleration removes a major obstacle to server centralization projects.