procentralization

centralization

[sen-truh-luh-zey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or fact of centralizing; fact of being centralized.
2.
the concentration of administrative power in a central government, authority, etc.
3.
Chiefly Sociology.
a.
a process whereby social groups and institutions become increasingly dependent on a central group or institution.
b.
concentration of control or power in a few individuals.

Origin:
1795–1805; centralize + -ation

anticentralization, adjective, noun
overcentralization, noun
procentralization, adjective
recentralization, noun
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centralization
1801, especially of administrative power, originally with reference to Napoleonic France. From centralize + -ation.
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