centralist centralist

Definition(s):

  • (adj) advocating centralization

Usage(s):

  • But on the opposite flank, followers of the National Alliance prefer a unified Italian state and support the centralist policies of Benito Mussolini.

News

  • A History of Spanish Autonomy

    How unresolved historic conflicts inside a nation undermine its future. Ferdinand and Isabella. (Source: Wikimedia ) The idea of a centralist Spain became especially violent when Franco tried to suppress regional identities.
    on November 3, 2013     Source: The Globalist

Quotes

  1. "I have also heard of you," Dion replied. "Apparently you are an unreconstructed Trudeauite, a centralist, and completely inflexible."
    on Dec 2, 2006 By: Stephane Dion Source: Calgary Sun

  2. "Elections are essential in a democracy, more so in the rural local bodies. You can't imagine a panchayat without elections. Ruling out polls in panchayats reflects a centralist mendacity that refuses to empower local bodies," former MLA and...
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Rajiv Gandhi Source: Times of India

  3. In his address titled "The March into Socialism," Schumpeter said "the capitalist order tends to destroy itself and that centralist socialism is......a likely heir apparent."
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Joseph Schumpeter Source: BusinessWorld Online

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