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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
(上級組織向下級組織或中央政府向地方政府的)放權,權力下放,責任移交
The majority of people in the province are in favour of devolution.
該省大部分人贊同權力下放。
Colonisation and self-governmentBusiness and commerce - general words
(Definition of devolution from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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