Definition of Decentralized

1. Adjective. Withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities. "A decentralized school administration"




Definition of Decentralized

1. Verb. (past of decentralize) ¹

2. Adjective. not centralized; having no center or several centers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decentralized

1. decentralize [v] - See also: decentralize

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decentralized

decently
decentness
decentralisation
decentralisations
decentralise
decentralised
decentralises
decentralising
decentralising(a)
decentralism
decentralist
decentralists
decentralization
decentralizations
decentralize
decentralized (current term)
decentralizes
decentralizing
decentralizing(a)
decentration
decentre
decentred
decentres
decentring
decenylene
deceptable
deceptible
deception
deceptional
deceptions

Literary usage of Decentralized

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

1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1864)
"Some bad Consequences resulting to the United States from the extremely decentralized Administration. — Administrative Advantages of this Order of Things ..."

2. The Principles of the Administrative Law Governing the Relations of Public by Bruce Wyman (1903)
"decentralized administration. In centralized administration things run all one way, ... decentralized administration is an inversion of centralized ..."

3. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1911)
"CHAPTER 27 decentralized BANKING SYSTEMS § 1. By far the largest and most important example of a decentralized system of banking is found ..."

4. European Police Systems by Raymond Blaine Fosdick (1915)
"The centralized plan and the decentralized plan.— Centralization develops specialized detectives.— Decentralization develops general detectives. ..."

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