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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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