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centralism

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noun cen·tral·ism \ˈsen-trə-ˌli-zəm\

Simple Definition of centralism

  • : a way of organizing a political or educational system in which a single authority has power and control over the entire system

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of centralism

  1. :  the concentration of power and control in the central authority of an organization (as a political or educational system) — compare federalism

centralist

play \-list\ noun or adjective

centralistic

play \ˌsen-trə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

1831

First Known Use of centralism

1831


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