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centralized

[ sen-truh-lahyzd ]
/ ˈsɛn trəˌlaɪzd /
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adjective
controlled from one place:The individual police departments will transition to the centralized dispatch system beginning in October.After years of opting for top-down regulatory approaches, the new administration has decided to move toward a less centralized form of government oversight.
existing in one place, or being the center point of a network: Each computer has a twisted-pair cable that runs to a centralized hub.The system allows users to record subscriber complaints in a single database, creating a centralized source of information to assist us in pinpointing systematic delivery problems.
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Also especially British, cen·tral·ised .

Origin of centralized

OTHER WORDS FROM centralized

un·cen·tral·ized; especially British, un·cen·tral·ised, adjective
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