devolve sth to sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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devolve sth to sb

phrasal verb with devolve uk   /dɪˈvɒlv/  us   /-ˈvɑːlv/ verb [T]
to give ​power or ​responsibility to a ​person or ​organization at a ​lower or more ​locallevel: They have ​devolvedfinancialcontrol to ​individualschools.
(Definition of devolve sth to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “devolve sth to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…移交(或下放)给(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…移交(或下放)給(某人)…
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