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deconcentrate

[dee-kon-suh n-treyt] /diˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt/
verb (used with object), deconcentrated, deconcentrating.
1.
to reduce the power or control of (a corporation, industry, etc.); decentralize.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; de- + concentrate
Related forms
deconcentration, noun
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