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[dee-kon-suh n-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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Origin of deconcentrate

First recorded in 1885–90; de- + concentrate
Related formsde·con·cen·tra·tion, noun
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Historical Examples of deconcentration

  • The point to which deconcentration is carried is not the same in all branches of the public service.

    The Government of England (Vol. I)

    A. Lawrence Lowell