Definition of Decentralisation

1. Noun. The spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments.

Exact synonyms: Decentralization
Generic synonyms: Spread, Spreading
Derivative terms: Decentralise, Decentralize
Antonyms: Centralization



Definition of Decentralisation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of decentralization) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Decentralisation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Decentralisation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decentralisation

decennially
decennials
decennium
decenniums
decent
decentalisation
decenter
decentered
decentered lens
decentering
decenters
decentest
decentish
decently
decentness
decentralisation (current term)
decentralisations
decentralise
decentralised
decentralises
decentralising
decentralising(a)
decentralism
decentralist
decentralists
decentralization
decentralizations
decentralize
decentralized
decentralizes

Literary usage of Decentralisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. School Factors Related to Quality And Equity: Results from Pisa 2000 by Hans Luyten (2005)
"This move towards decentralisation is a global phenomenon, affecting developing as well as industrialised countries, although the motives and incentives are ..."

2. Beyond Kyoto: Energy Dynamics and Climate Stabilisation by Cédric Philibert, Jonathan Pershing (2002)
"It highlighted the potential of both decentralisation and partnerships in promoting ... The impact of decentralisation To support this area-based management ..."

3. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism: A Study of Machine Production by John Atkinson Hobson (1902)
"Economic Forces making for decentralisation. § 9. Desirability of Public Control of Transport Services to effect decentralisation. § 10. ..."

4. Oecd Territorial Reviews by Oecd (2001)
"Chapter 4 decentralisation and Territorial Governance Introduction 1n the ... has undergone a remarkable decentralisation process that brought important ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"... 1651) to consider the questions of the Union, of religion, and of the military forces, virtually decided upon a policy of decentralisation. ..."

6. English Sanitary Institutions: Reviewed in Their Course of Development, and by John Simon (1897)
"Mr. Ritchie, when introducing his Bill of 1888, had spoken of decentralisation as the object for which the reconstitution of county government was ..."

7. The French Revolution: A Political History, 1789-1804 by François-Alphonse Aulard (1910)
"Administrative decentralisation.—IV. The Deputy-Commissioners. The People's Clubs. The Revolutionary Committees.—V. The Commune of Paris.—VI. ..."

8. National Peer Review: The Netherlands by Ecmt (2001)
"The emphasis being placed on a number of key areas, including introduction of market dynamics in public transport and decentralisation of the institutional ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Decentralisation

Search for Decentralisation on Dictionary.com!Search for Decentralisation on Thesaurus.com!Search for Decentralisation on Google!Search for Decentralisation on Wikipedia!

Search