Meaning of “devolution” in the English Dictionary


"devolution" in Business English

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devolutionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdiːvəˈluːʃən/ us POLITICS

the movement of power or responsibility from one person or group to another:

The Solomon Islands is a constitutional monarchy with substantial devolution of power to provincial governments.

(Definition of “devolution” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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