Definitions for centralization

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centralization, centralisation(noun)

    the act of consolidating power under a central control

  2. centralization, centralisation(noun)

    gathering to a center

Wiktionary

  1. centralization(Noun)

    The act or process of centralizing, or the state of being centralized; the act or process of combining or reducing several parts into a whole; as, the centralization of power in the general government; the centralization of commerce in a city.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centralization(noun)

    the act or process of centralizing, or the state of being centralized; the act or process of combining or reducing several parts into a whole; as, the centralization of power in the general government; the centralization of commerce in a city

Freebase

  1. Centralisation

    Centralisation, or centralization, is the process by which the activities of an organisation, particularly those regarding planning and decision-making, become concentrated within a particular location and/or group or keeping all of the important decisionmaking powers within head office or the centre of the organisation. The term has a variety of meanings in several fields. In political science, centralisation refers to the concentration of a government's power – both geographically and politically – into a centralised government. In neuroscience, centralisation refers to the evolutionary trend of the nervous system to be partitioned into a central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. In business studies, centralisation and decentralisation refer to where decisions are made in the chain of command.

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