Translation of "devolution" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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devolutionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdiː.vəˈluː.ʃən/ us /ˌdiː.vəˈluː.ʃən/

the moving of power or responsibility from a main organization to a lower level, or from a central government to a local government

The majority of people in the province are in favour of devolution. 该省大部分人赞同权力下放。

(Translation of “devolution” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)