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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.

centralize

(ˈsɛntrəˌlaɪz) or

centralise

vb
1. to draw or move (something) to or towards a centre
2. to bring or come under central control, esp governmental control
ˌcentraliˈzation, ˌcentraliˈsation n
ˈcentralˌizer, ˈcentralˌiser n

cen•tral•ize

(ˈsɛn trəˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to draw to or gather about a center.
2. to bring under one control, esp. in government.
v.i.
3. to come together at or to form a center.
[1790–1800]

centralize


Past participle: centralized
Gerund: centralizing

Imperative
centralize
centralize
Present
I centralize
you centralize
he/she/it centralizes
we centralize
you centralize
they centralize
Preterite
I centralized
you centralized
he/she/it centralized
we centralized
you centralized
they centralized
Present Continuous
I am centralizing
you are centralizing
he/she/it is centralizing
we are centralizing
you are centralizing
they are centralizing
Present Perfect
I have centralized
you have centralized
he/she/it has centralized
we have centralized
you have centralized
they have centralized
Past Continuous
I was centralizing
you were centralizing
he/she/it was centralizing
we were centralizing
you were centralizing
they were centralizing
Past Perfect
I had centralized
you had centralized
he/she/it had centralized
we had centralized
you had centralized
they had centralized
Future
I will centralize
you will centralize
he/she/it will centralize
we will centralize
you will centralize
they will centralize
Future Perfect
I will have centralized
you will have centralized
he/she/it will have centralized
we will have centralized
you will have centralized
they will have centralized
Future Continuous
I will be centralizing
you will be centralizing
he/she/it will be centralizing
we will be centralizing
you will be centralizing
they will be centralizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been centralizing
you have been centralizing
he/she/it has been centralizing
we have been centralizing
you have been centralizing
they have been centralizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been centralizing
you will have been centralizing
he/she/it will have been centralizing
we will have been centralizing
you will have been centralizing
they will have been centralizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been centralizing
you had been centralizing
he/she/it had been centralizing
we had been centralizing
you had been centralizing
they had been centralizing
Conditional
I would centralize
you would centralize
he/she/it would centralize
we would centralize
you would centralize
they would centralize
Past Conditional
I would have centralized
you would have centralized
he/she/it would have centralized
we would have centralized
you would have centralized
they would have centralized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.centralize - make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
decentralise, decentralize, deconcentrate - make less central; "After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized"

centralize

verb unify, concentrate, incorporate, compact, streamline, converge, condense, amalgamate, rationalize In the mass production era, multinational firms tended to centralize their operations.
Translations
centralizovat
centralisere
központosít
koma undir eina stjórn
centralizovať
merkezîleştirmek

centralize

[ˈsentrəlaɪz] VTcentralizar

centralize

[ˈsɛntrəlaɪz] centralise (British) vt [+ country, state, organization] → centralisercentral locking n [car] → verrouillage m centralisé

centralize

centralize

[ˈsɛntrəˌlaɪz] vtcentralizzare, accentrare

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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