verb (used with object), cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing.
Related formscen·tral·iz·er, nouno·ver·cen·tral·ize, verb, o·ver·cen·tral·ized, o·ver·cen·tral·iz·ing.re·cen·tral·ize, verb, re·cen·tral·ized, re·cen·tral·iz·ing.un·cen·tral·ized, adjective
Examples from the Web for centralized
But Tocqueville in fact distinguished between two kinds of centralization: centralized administration and centralized government.
Centralized Russian power has always been in tension with what the Cossacks stood for.
We do not want to be a centralized point of failure, but we also do not want to lead our buyers into dangerous waters.
But these challenges pale in comparison to a coercive and centralized system that is vulnerable to abuse.
Because for every centralized application on the Internet, there can be an open, secure, and decentralized alternative.
He was the agent of a vast and centralized authority, an authority against which there could be no opposition.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
The powers shared by the numerous demoniacal beings of the more primitive cults were now centralized in a single goddess mother.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
Confucius himself had, it is true, labored for the establishment of a centralized monarchy.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
It only grew wider and deeper as the Church extended its powers and centralized them in the Holy See.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III|Henry Charles Lea
But even so the traditional democracy still retains its dislike of centralized and socialized responsibility.The Promise Of American Life|Herbert David Croly