HyperDic: centralize

English > 1 sense of the word centralize:
VERBchangecentralize, centralise, concentratemake central
centralize > pronunciation
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > centralize: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningmake central.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
Synonymscentralise, concentrate
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedecentralize, deconcentrate, decentralisemake less central
Spanishcentralizar, concentrar
Catalancentralitzar, concentrar, reunir en un centre
Nounscentralizationthe act of consolidating power under a central control
centralizationgathering to a center

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