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  • v. Present participle of decentralize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. causing a dispersion or movement away from the center; -- used especially of power or administrative functions. Opposite of centralizing.

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

  • adj. tending away from a central point


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  • Even within the old, dense cities, population and jobs are decentralizing from the high-density cores to the lower-density suburbs, where cars prevail.

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  • So the first step in decentralizing Twitter is to get our data safe and stored off twitter. com.

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  • We have been too generous in decentralizing fiscal power to all ten provinces.

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  • And within those, there is the idea of decentralizing powers to the different regions, provinces, federal states -- call them what you like -- but the essence of it is to maintain one country, sovereign, and allow local people in different parts of the country to run their lives the way they want.

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  • Brett said he also is attracted to the idea of decentralizing the power of exchanges such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market, where, he said, "they could really care less about a local economy."

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  • The key is "decentralizing" aid systems so communities have the autonomy and resources to respond flexibly to local needs.

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  • More significantly, however, the contrasting examples noted above -- of (1) an American democracy that sanctions one of the worst international crimes of the early twenty-first century and (2) a U. S.-approved "decentralizing" Russian democracy that permitted the impoverishment and death of many of its people (the so-called demos) - raise a more serious question.

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  • So, too, is "decentralizing" the power and resources currently held in the capital Port-au-Prince, which Michaelle Jean warned is "dangerously overpopulated" and has "ignored" the other regions of the country for "a long time."

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  • It's not that he disputes Brookings '"decentralizing" assessment. rss feed

  • Many believe the decentralizing economic power of hemp is the real reason its corporate industrial competitors want marijuana to stay illegal.

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