verb (used with object), cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing.
- centre bit,
- centre forward,
- centre half
Origin of centralize
Examples from the Web for centralised
The centralised government of Chile proved an admirable instrument for times of war.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)|Thomas C. Dawson
The medival state with its lack of centralised power did not depend upon a rich treasury.The Story of Mankind|Hendrik Van Loon
Neither at this time nor later did the centralised plan in England develop along the lines suggested by Barton-on-Humber.
The organisation of the public schools and of public instruction in general is centralised.Society, Manners and Politics in the United States|Michael Chevalier
But the church at Aachen had made the centralised plan familiar to the builders of western Europe.
Government should have a central point throughout its whole periphery. The state of the monthly expences amounted to four hundred millions; but within these seven months, it is reduced to one hundred and eighty millions. Such is the effect of the centralization of government; and the more we centralize it, the more we shall find our expenses decrease. [Saint-Just, "Discourse on the State of the Finances"]