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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government); The process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality..

Usage examples (34)
  • I read an article questioning whether instant messaging and texting are contributing to the devolution of language.
  • Such orderly devolution is unsurpassed in world history.
  • English devolution is finally on the mainstream political agenda.
  • Through it all you should keep in mind what devolution is really all about. for more
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