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de·con·cen·trate

 (dē-kŏn′sən-trāt′)
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.

deconcentrate

(diːˈkɒnsənˌtreɪt)
vb
(Commerce) to make or become less concentrated

de•con•cen•trate

(diˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt)

v.t. -trat•ed, -trat•ing.
to decentralize.
[1885–90]
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"