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decentralize

verb [I or T] ( UK also decentralise)     /diːˈsentrəlaɪz/
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT if a large company or organization decentralizes or is decentralized, its activities are moved from one large central place to several different, smaller places : HLL decentralized the production and distribution of the product in order to utilize the enormous labor pool in rural India . As part of its plans to decentralize, the Japanese government has given greater tax-collecting authority to local governments .
decentralization ( UK also decentralisation) /ˌdiːsentrəlɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U]
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