[ dee-kon-suhn-treyt ]
/ diˈkɒn sənˌtreɪt /
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verb (used with object), de·con·cen·trat·ed, de·con·cen·trat·ing.
to reduce the power or control of (a corporation, industry, etc.); decentralize.
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Origin of deconcentrate
First recorded in 1885–90; de- + concentrate
OTHER WORDS FROM deconcentratede·con·cen·tra·tion, noun
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