Definition of Centralized

1. Adjective. Drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority. "Centralized government"

Exact synonyms: Centralised
Antonyms: Decentralized



Definition of Centralized

1. Adjective. Having things physically towards the center; consolidated or concentrated ¹

2. Adjective. Having power concentrated in a single, central authority ¹

3. Verb. (past of centralize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Centralized

1. centralize [v] - See also: centralize

Centralized Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centralized

centraliser
centralisers
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centralising
centralising(a)
centralism
centralisms
centralist
centralistic
centralists
centralities
centrality
centralization
centralizations
centralize
centralized (current term)
centralizer
centralizers
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centralizing(a)
centrally
centralness
centrals
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centrarchid
centration
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Literary usage of Centralized

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1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1864)
"ABSENCE OF centralized ADMINISTRATION. The National Majority does not pretend to do ... I HAVE already pointed out the distinction between a centralized ..."

2. Principles and Problems of Government by Charles Grove Haines (1921)
"centralized Control Over the Purchase of Supplies and Materials.—A movement to overcome the waste incident to government purchases, by the establishment of ..."

3. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"centralized buildings were also commonly erected to serve as mortuary chapels ... While centralized edifices were thus used for churches or mortuary chapels ..."

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