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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcentralizecen‧tral‧ize (also centralise British English) /ˈsentrəlaɪz/ verb [transitive]  PGBBto organize the control of a country, organization, or system so that everything is done or decided in one place opp decentralize plans to centralize the company’s U.S. activitiescentralized adjective a centralized databasecentralization /ˌsentrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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centralizeAs hospitals continue to consolidate, centralize, and diversify functions, competition will increase at all job levels.When fiscal crisis erupts, they consolidate agencies and centralize control.He was going to close down about half the stations, centralize operations, shatter the old ward boundaries of police districts.Which functional resources to centralize or decentralize 3.The provincial authorities were to turn over more revenue to the state while receiving reduced subsidies, in order to centralize resources.This would have conflicted with Haile Selassie's intention of curtailing the power of the feudal Rases and centralizing the administration.Attempts to centralize the economy have failed.More and more companies are taking R & D abroad but many still prefer to centralize this critical activity at home.With the money economy spreading extremely slowly, he could only centralize very limited financial resources.