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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.
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(Commerce) the act of decentralizing or the state of becoming less concentrated in one area
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Beyond this few generalizations can be attributed to this broad but also diverse group, whose members are labelled externally as ruralists, researchers of counterurbanization, or simply theoreticians of deconcentration.
Souhail a souligne que cet objectif de partenarial soutient, au sein de l'administration de l'emploi, une demarche de globalisation visant a donner du sens, par la responsabilisation de ses acteurs, et plus generalement a la dynamique de deconcentration de la politique d'emploi.
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The Raykov cabinet also adopted new rules for deconcentration of public funds, mandating that only up to 25% of the resources of any given entity can be invested in a single financial institution.
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Administrative decentralization has three forms, namely: Deconcentration, Delegation and Devolution.
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For this reason, the National Coalition on School Diversity has also encouraged the federal government to promote deconcentration of poverty and racial diversity in the Charter Schools Program, another key "choice" program within the ESEA.
It is true that, even in theory, decentralisation takes on several features, such as deconcentration (the 'offshoring' of functions to the local government level without a change in the concentration of power at the centre) and devolution (the simultaneous transfer of functions and powers from the centre to the local level).
This paper determines whether growth was a result of metropolitan decentralization or deconcentration. Analysis of migration data reveals that movement from metropolitan regions to municipalities under strong or moderate urban influence (i.e.
Created in 2002 as part of the deconcentration of investments, the purpose of the RCI goes beyond the mere role of a front office for administrative procedures simplified for the sake of business creators.