Definition of Centralization

1. Noun. The act of consolidating power under a central control.

Exact synonyms: Centralisation
Generic synonyms: Consolidation, Integration
Derivative terms: Centralise, Centralize
Antonyms: Decentralization



2. Noun. Gathering to a center.
Exact synonyms: Centralisation
Generic synonyms: Gather, Gathering
Derivative terms: Centralise, Centralize

Definition of Centralization

1. n. The act or process of centralizing, or the state of being centralized; the act or process of combining or reducing several parts into a whole; as, the centralization of power in the general government; the centralization of commerce in a city.

Definition of Centralization

1. Noun. The act or process of centralizing, or the state of being centralized; the act or process of combining or reducing several parts into a whole; as, the centralization of power in the general government; the centralization of commerce in a city. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Centralization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centralization

centralised
centralised hospital services
centralised sewage treatment
centraliser
centralisers
centralises
centralising
centralising(a)
centralism
centralisms
centralist
centralistic
centralists
centralities
centrality
centralization (current term)
centralizations
centralize
centralized
centralizer
centralizers
centralizes
centralizing
centralizing(a)
centrally
centralness
centrals
centralspindlin
centrarchid
centration

Literary usage of Centralization

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1. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"Not only does euch centralization subdue them by force; it isolates them and then ... France witnessed the greatest governmental centralization imaginable, ..."

2. The I. W. W.: A Study of American Syndicalism by Paul Frederick Brissenden (1919)
"It was in conflict with the policy of centralization which characterized the earlier ... 2 •centralization was wanted—but it was national (or international) ..."

3. The Origin and Development of the Nervous System: From a Physiological Viewpoint by Charles Manning Child (1921)
"Morphologically, centralization is the process, both ontogenetic and ... Morphological centralization and cephalization in any particular case are at best ..."

4. Principles of Social Science by Henry Charles Carey (1865)
"centralization looks to increasing the power of the already rich, ... centralization, on the contrary, tends towards destroying the circulation, ..."

5. History of Liberty by Samuel Eliot (1853)
"The Catholic centralization, a system of oppressiveness, had given way to the Catholic ... The imperial centralization had disappeared throughout the West. ..."

6. Principles of Secondary Education by Paul Monroe (1914)
"centralization of Control. — French education is noteworthy for the high degree ... Such a degree of centralization would be highly distasteful even in the ..."

7. English Local Government of To-day: A Study of the Relations of Central and by Milo Roy Maltbie (1897)
"One had for its object complete centralization of administration, the other the introduction of a system of central control over local administration. ..."

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