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devolve sth to sb

formal
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 local level: They have devolved financial control to individual schools.
Translations of “devolve sth to sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…移交(或下放)給(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…移交(或下放)给(某人)…
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