from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To decentralize.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To withdraw from concentration; to decentralize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To withdraw from concentration; to decentralize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To spread or scatter from a point or center; destroy the concentration of, as of bodies of troops.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make less central
That decades of public policies and programs designed to deconcentrate poverty in America ought to be reversed in favor of those that would restore the high-poverty neighborhoods of our past?
Still, for the medium term, either the government needs to scutinize refinery activity much more closely, adopt new regulatory authority and aggressively enforce antitrust laws, or it must intervene to deconcentrate the market.
We're saying that the public housing authorities across the country, which actually manage the public housing, must deconcentrate poverty and take affirmative steps to promote integration.
Well, we don't want to ask people to go back and move, but as new people are coming into the system, let's take the opportunity to alleviate the situation and to deconcentrate.
Then you must work to deconcentrate that concentration of race or poverty.
When you have a concentration of race or poverty, then you must affirmatively work to deconcentrate.
I've asked Secretary Cuomo to crack down on unfair housing practices, to double the number of housing discrimination cases, to work with you to undertake a major legislative overhaul so public housing will help to deconcentrate poverty, mix incomes, and thereby mix people of all races and ethnicities.
I have directed Secretary Cuomo to seek a major legislative overhaul in the admission policy for public housing, to deconcentrate poverty, mix incomes, and thereby mix racial balances for Americans.
This bill is designed to help deconcentrate poverty and strengthen the rental market across Virginia.
That is the essence of an alternative vision: deconcentrate power, liberate people and smaller enterprises, workers and middle managers and investors, to help shape the country's future from many different perspectives.