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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “devolution”

devolution

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌdiː.vəˈluː.ʃən/
the moving of power or responsibility from a main organization to a lower level, or from a central government to a regional government
(上级组织向下级组织或中央政府向地方政府的)放权,权力下放,责任移交
The majority of people in the province are in favour of devolution.
该省大部分人赞同权力下放。
Colonisation and self-governmentBusiness and commerce - general words
(Definition of devolution from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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