centralization: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sen"tru-lu-zā'shun), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- the act or fact of centralizing; fact of being centralized.
- the concentration of administrative power in a central government, authority, etc.
- a process whereby social groups and institutions become increasingly dependent on a central group or institution.
- concentration of control or power in a few individuals.