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deconcentrate

[ dee-kon-suhn-treyt ]

verb (used with object)

, de·con·cen·trat·ed, de·con·cen·trat·ing.
  1. to reduce the power or control of (a corporation, industry, etc.); decentralize.


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Other Words From

  • de·concen·tration noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of deconcentrate1

First recorded in 1885–90; de- + concentrate

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Example Sentences

Not only would these actions challenge food corporation’s market power but restructuring industries could help deconcentrate key choke points and make supply chains more resilient overall.

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