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decentralize

verb [T]  /diˈsen·trəˌlɑɪz/ us  
to move the operations of a business or other organization from a single, central place to several smaller ones: The company uses an unusual decentralized distribution system.
decentralization
noun [U]  /ˌdiˌsen·trə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/ us  
Many local people favor decentralization of the schools.
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