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decentralize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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decentralizede‧cen‧tral‧ize (also decentralise British English) /ˌdiːˈsentrəlaɪz/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 BBto move parts of a government, organization etc from a central place to several different smaller ones opp centralize 🔊 Many firms are decentralizing their operations.decentralized adjective 🔊 a decentralized economydecentralization /diːˌsentrəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [uncountable]
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decentralizeWhich functional resources to centralize or decentralize 3.Investment in infrastructure will be much more decentralized.The state would also be highly decentralized.New technology allows companies to decentralize, contract out and break up large factories which have unionized workforces.Later, the delivery sys-tem was decentralized further, when the task of resupplying pills was turned over to village health volunteers.Fourth, decentralized institutions generate higher morale, more commitment, and greater productivity.President Ernesto Zedillo has decentralized its structure: two-thirds of its funds are now controlled by local governments.He has been Navajo president for one year, and his efforts to decentralize tribal government so far have fallen flat.
From Longman Business Dictionarydecentralizede‧cen‧tral‧ize /ˌdiːˈsentrəlaɪz/ (also decentralise British English) verb [intransitive, transitive] if a large company, organization, or industry decentralizes or is decentralized, responsibility, services, or jobs are moved away from a central place to several different smaller placesThere may be a need to decentralize and set up semi-autonomous subsidiaries.As a result, most companies attempted to decentralize parts of their IT operations.decentralization (also decentralisation British English) noun [uncountable]the decentralization of local government services→ See Verb table
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Verb table
decentralize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydecentralize
he, she, itdecentralizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydecentralized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave decentralized
he, she, ithas decentralized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad decentralized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill decentralize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have decentralized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam decentralizing
he, she, itis decentralizing
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you, we, theyare decentralizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas decentralizing
you, we, theywere decentralizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been decentralizing
he, she, ithas been decentralizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been decentralizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be decentralizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been decentralizing
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