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- n. a proponent of centralism
- adj. of or pertaining to centralism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. advocating centralization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who favors or promotes political centralization, or the control of all the functions of government by a central authority.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. advocating centralization
Obummer is a liberal radical in centralist clothing, so who cares.
Now I hear it called a centralist party, a monarchist party.
Michael Gove says this approach is too "centralist".
Faith in the City [a report on Britain's inner cities, published in 1985, commissioned by the then archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie] has had a lasting impact, even if its solutions now look dated - rather too "centralist" or statist.
The only point I’d make here is that he and Letwin are pegging the change too early - the kind of centralist “vertical monarchy” he’s talking about only really took off with the Tudors a hundred years later.
"centralist" in belief, Alexander Hamilton, in Federalist Paper #27:
Surely that's the kind of centralist, socialist thinking that is so wrong and the reason why they're where they are, Mr.Speaker. "
Second, third-wave technology is as inherently democratic and decentralist as second-wave technology was authoritarian and centralist.
I have concerns though regarding some of "centralist Democrats".
Once the centralist solder holding the country together disappears, things will turn very ugly indeed. ckasso