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  • v. Present participle of decentralise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending away from a central point


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  • Gold mining is capable of absorbing thousands of surplus workers, reviving numerous trades and industries dependent upon mining activity, and assisting in decentralising excessive populations in capital cities.

    Our Economic Dependence on Mining

  • I love the idea of decentralising the political industry where all the thinktankers and lobbists are employed in a wider base across the country.

    646 astronauts

  • The development comes after the government mulled over the idea of decentralising tourist activities at the Gateway of India by moving the entry points to various wharfs in the city.


  • Despite government talk of decentralising power, only two projects where local councils can seek to pool budgets together to run services on a regional scale are in the pipeline.

    Deprived communities being left behind, MPs warn

  • Suddenly a decentralising prime minister was pushing at the boundaries of executive power and operational independence, lecturing police on tactics and dropping fat hints over sentencing to the judiciary.

    Suddenly the state is back in vogue at Number 10. But for how long? | Will Hutton

  • That said, I tend to agree with small government republicans about decentralising and devolving power to the state, municipal and even neighborhood level: D Call me a big local-gov't advocate!

    Policy in a Fog, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • He talks of creative reconstruction – decentralising power away from Tokyo, a reconstruction tax, decreasing the wealth gap between urban and rural areas, creating a springboard for green energy.

    Japan: Seeking higher ground | Editorial

  • This sort of decentralising of empowerment would be welcome if it was not for the government's ambitious home-building programme.

    Further urban sprawl solves nothing | Editorial

  • Far better to look at new ways of running the state, for example by decentralising power to a semi-autonomous southern region.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Here, alas, one must counsel some scepticism since the attractions of power are such that all the incentives lie in consolidating, not decentralising power.

    Rory Stewart's Long March to the Border


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