recentralize

verb
re·​cen·​tral·​ize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsen-trə-ˌlīz How to pronounce recentralize (audio) \
recentralized; recentralizing; recentralizes

Definition of recentralize

transitive + intransitive

: to concentrate or become concentrated by returning power that had previously been delegated to regional and local authorities to a central authority To try to ease the crisis, President Peña Nieto has proposed a series of measures that would recentralize power.— Enrique Krauze Every state-by-state fiasco (and there would be many) would bring calls to recentralize— Ross Douthat

First Known Use of recentralize

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Recentralize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recentralize. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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