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devolve sth to sb

formal phrasal verb with devolve /dɪˈvɒlv/ US  /-ˈvɑːlv/ verb [T]
to give power or responsibility to a person or organization at a lower or more local level
将…移交(或下放)给(某人)
The local education authorities have devolved financial control to individual schools.
当地教育主管部门已将财政管理权下放给了各个学校。
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Translations of “devolve sth to sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…移交(或下放)給(某人)…
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