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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments; The social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts.

Usage examples (39)
  • We believe in decentralization, power at the edge.
  • Thus, you are saying decentralization is the same as sprawl.
  • Forbes: Another example, perhaps of decentralization, is Australia.
  • I want it to work because federalist decentralization is so elegant and pluralistic, almost Solomonic in its sensibility. for more
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