Definition of centralization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌsentrəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsentrələˈzeɪʃn//
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the process of giving control of a country or an organization to a group of people in one particular place; the fact of being controlled in this way the centralization of political power