Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “devolve sth to sb”

See all translations

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
將…移交(或下放)給(某人)
The local education authorities have devolved financial control to individual schools.
當地教育主管部門已將財政管理權下放給了各個學校。
Colonisation and self-governmentBusiness and commerce - general words
Translations of “devolve sth to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…移交(或下放)给(某人)…
(Definition of devolve sth to sb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “devolve sth to sb” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bad/hard/tough luck

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More