Meaning of decentralize
Pronunciation: (dē-sen'tru-līz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
- to distribute the administrative powers or functions of (a central authority) over a less concentrated area: to decentralize the national government.
- to disperse (something) from an area of concentration: to decentralize the nation's industry.
- to undergo decentralization: The city government is looking for ways to decentralize.
- decentralize (Thesaurus)