decentralize

[dee-sen-truh-lahyz] /diˈsɛn trəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), decentralized, decentralizing.
1.
to distribute the administrative powers or functions of (a central authority) over a less concentrated area:
"to decentralize the national government."
2.
to disperse (something) from an area of concentration:
"to decentralize the nation's industry."
verb (used without object), decentralized, decentralizing.
3.
to undergo decentralization:
"The city government is looking for ways to decentralize."
Also, especially British, decentralise.
Origin
1850–55; de- + centralize
Related forms
decentralist, noun
decentralization, noun
British Dictionary definitions for de centralization
decentralize or decentralise (diːˈsɛntrəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to reorganize (a government, industry, etc) into smaller more autonomous units
2.  to disperse (a concentration, as of industry or population)
 
decentralise or decentralise
 
vb
 
de'centralist or decentralise
 
n, —adj
 
decentrali'zation or decentralise
 
n
 
decentrali'sation or decentralise
 
n

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Word Origin and History for de centralization
decentralize
1851, from de- + centralize. Related: Decentralization (1846); decentralized; decentralizing.
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