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DECENTRALIZED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does decentralized mean? 

DECENTRALIZED (adjective)
  The adjective DECENTRALIZED has 1 sense:

1. withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities

  Familiarity information: DECENTRALIZED used as an adjective is very rare.


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DECENTRALIZED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities

Synonyms:

decentralised; decentralized

Context example:

a decentralized school administration

Similar:

localised; localized (made local or oriented locally)

redistributed (having population and industries relocated from urban to outlying areas)

suburbanised; suburbanized (surrounded by many suburbs)

Antonym:

centralized (drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority)


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