a centralizing system; centralization.
Origin of centralism
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He now left the radical party and, like many another reformer in office, became conservative and joined the Centralists.Mexico
Meantime the centralists worked indefatigably to defeat the settlement with Bohemia.
the principle or act of bringing something under central control; centralization
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