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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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This governance arrangement will deconcentrate state power from the institution of the presidency or central government and create myriad level of governance based on broad representation.
New rules designed to deconcentrate the investment of public funds in Bulgaria into private financial instituions have become effective.
Since about 65% of towns are at lower levels considering taking benefit from cultural services and facilities, on one hand, and cultural services and facilities are concentrated in some towns of provinces, on the other hand, deprived towns should be put in development priority in order to deconcentrate the problem and move at sustainable development route considering social justice component in regional planning.
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Indonesia's strongest measure for countering Islamic terror may possibly be found in its initiative on 1 January 2001 to deconcentrate the old Sukarto authoritarian order.
American housing policy has veered over the past number of years toward efforts to spatially deconcentrate subsidized households, dispersing them in an effort to achieve greater levels of racial and class integration.
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As everyone agreed with the need to deconcentrate poverty and create mixed-income communities, panelists discussed creative means to reach that goal through the use of public housing and Section 8 housing vouchers.
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