withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities

a decentralized school administration

Syn: ↑decentralised
Ant: ↑centralized
Similar to: ↑localized, ↑localised, ↑redistributed, ↑suburbanized, ↑suburbanised

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