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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An advocate or agent of the collecting of administrative power in a single internal government, authority, etc.

Usage examples (31)
  • Verb (used with object) : to centralize budgeting in one agency
  • At the convention, he was an ardent "centralizer," but 10 years later he reversed himself by aligning with those wanting to recapture more state power.
  • It should try be an aggregator, not a centralizer.
  • A strong centralizer, supporter of the Hungarian crusade. for more
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