Definition of centralize
centralizationplay \ˌsen-trə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
centralizerplay \ˈsen-trə-ˌlī-zər\ noun
Examples of centralize in a sentence
All shipping operations have been centralized at the Miami office.
The controversial reforms could be used to further centralize power in the hands of one party.
First Known Use of centralize
CENTRALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of centralize for English Language Learners
: to bring (things that are in different places) together at a single point or place
: to bring (something) under the control of one authority
CENTRALIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of centralize for Students
: to bring to a central point or under a single control <The school system centralized student records at the main office.>
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