recentralization

noun
re·​cen·​tral·​i·​za·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌsen-trə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce recentralization (audio) \
plural recentralizations

Definition of recentralization

: the concentration of power in a central authority that had previously been delegated to regional and local authorities These problems are well known in China, as are potential solutions, such as a recentralization of enforcement authority away from local governments …— Benjamin van Rooij and Alex Wang

First Known Use of recentralization

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Recentralization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recentralization. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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