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Adjective: decentralised  dee'sen-tru,lIzd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: decentralized)
  1. Withdrawn from a centre or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities
    "a decentralised school administration";
    - decentralized
Verb: decentralise  dee'sen-tru,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: decentralize)
  1. Make less central
    "After the revolution, food distribution was decentralised";
    - decentralize, deconcentrate

See also: localised [Brit], localized, redistributed, suburbanised [Brit], suburbanized

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Decentralised