verb (used with object), de·cen·tral·ized, de·cen·tral·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), de·cen·tral·ized, de·cen·tral·iz·ing.
Origin of decentralize
Examples from the Web for decentralization
Each side can appreciate some but not all aspects of decentralization.
Decentralization should cover every aspect of publishing, including acquisition.
The problem with that is that it represents a sort of decentralization.
Decentralization has been the essential fact of Afghan life for centuries.
Is the highest effectiveness of a library to be secured by a policy of decentralization?
It professes to be a plan for a reorganization of the Vilayets, on the principle of decentralization and local self-government.
The work of decentralization in England is rapidly going on.British Political Leaders|Justin McCarthy
Three years ago I attempted the fabrication of alternative railroad centralization and decentralization schemes.Our Railroads To-Morrow|Edward Hungerford
At the same time, the decentralization of industries began and a people's militia was created.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
1840 (implied in decentralized), probably a back-formation from decentralization. Related: Decentralizing.