What does centralize mean?

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ˈsɛn trəˌlaɪzcen·tral·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centralize, centralise, concentrate(verb)

    make central

    "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"


  1. centralize(Verb)

    To move things physically towards the centre; to consolidate or concentrate

  2. centralize(Verb)

    To move power to a single, central authority

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centralize(verb)

    to draw or bring to a center point; to gather into or about a center; to bring into one system, or under one control

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. centraliser.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of centralize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of centralize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of centralize in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Paine:

    It is unrealistic for any one regime to aspire to centralize the delivery of privacy protections for the entire world in just one regulator.

  2. Bernd Osterloh:

    I think a company of this size cannot steer everything from Wolfsburg, our approach is: centralize as much as necessary and decentralize as much as possible.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    The experience of Brexit -- which is ongoing -- and of the European Union, shows that it is difficult to recover economic independence once it's relinquished, it also shows that the economic policy that centralize power diminish the free market capacity for wealth creation.

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