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tr.v. de·con·cen·trat·ed, de·con·cen·trat·ing, de·con·cen·trates
To make less concentrated or centralized.

de′con·cen·tra′tion n.


(Commerce) to make or become less concentrated


(diˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt)

v.t. -trat•ed, -trat•ing.
to decentralize.
de•con`cen•tra′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deconcentrate - make less central; "After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized"
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"
federalise, federalize - put under the control and authority of a federal government
centralise, centralize, concentrate - make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
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Once received, each proposal will be rated for the program compliance with the goals of deconcentrating poverty, expanding housing and economic opportunities.
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Manuel Pastor of the University of Southern California cited research showing that metro areas doing better at deconcentrating poverty, working at racial desegregation, are growing more rapidly and sustainably over time.
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The Peruvian economist said there was no way of deconcentrating wealth through redistribution, but it could be done through property rights, which were the basis for credit and the route to development in any economy.
211) In addition, they point out that discouraging the wealthy from accruing assets is consistent with the goal of deconcentrating wealth.