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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.
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Adj.1.centralizing - tending to draw to a central point
decentralising, decentralizing - tending away from a central point
decentralising, decentralizing - tending away from a central point
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