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centralizeverb [T]

(UK also centralise) uk   /ˈsen.trə.laɪz/  us   /ˈsen.trə.laɪz/
centralization
noun [U] (UK also centralisation) uk   /ˌsen.trəˈlaɪ.zeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌsen.trəˈlə.zeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of centralize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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centralizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈsen·trəˌlɑɪz/
to bring separate parts together so that they are organized or controlled from one place: The law centralized control over the banking industry.
(Definition of centralize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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centralizeverb [I or T]

( UK also centralise) uk   us   /ˈsentrəlaɪz/
to organize a system, company, government, etc. so that all of its parts are controlled by one main system or authority: In an effort to increase profits, the company plans to centralize its production facilities. We know that we need to centralize, but we're not quite ready to do that yet.
centralization
noun [U] ( UK also centralisation) /ˌsentrəˈlaɪzeɪʃən/
Organizational changes will include greater centralization of power at the executive level.
(Definition of centralize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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