centralizing centralizing  /ˈsɛn trə ˌlaɪ zɪŋ/


  • (adj) tending to draw to a central point


  1. By centralizing some management and service roles at headquarters, the NFL has been better able to manage its trademarks and expand its businesses.
  2. The Selimiye expresses this centralizing impulse in its very design, as did all of Sinan's work and, indeed, all great Ottoman religious architecture.
  3. HMO Designed to lower costs by centralizing care.


  1. Microsoft announces sweeping reorganization

    In a sweeping reorganization designed to further Microsoft’s transformation into a devices-and-services company, CEO Steve Ballmer today realigned the company according to function, cutting in half the number of product divisions and centralizing other services such as marketing, finance
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Treasurer is touting millions in savings

    DENVER x2013 State Treasurer Walker Stapleton is touting 7 million in savings of taxpayer money because of a 2012 bill that gave his office oversight of most borrowing by government agencies.x201cCentralizing the process in which Colorado issues debt is not the most glamorous function, but this is the nuts and bolts of the...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: The Durango Herald


  1. "By undermining the economy and re-centralizing money and power in Ottawa, it can only undermine the progress that we have been making on national unity," Harper told the audience.
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source: Metro Canada - Toronto

  2. "Our pro-growth policies stand in stark contrast to those in Washington who believe you grow your economy by raising taxes and centralizing power," said Bush, joined at the signing ceremony by Vice President Dick Cheney.
    on May 17, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  3. "This is a product of the old centralizing dream that sometimes pops up in our country," Bachand said in an interview in Quebec City late yesterday. "It's a power grab by Toronto, it's as simple as that."
    on May 19, 2010 By: Raymond Bachand Source: BusinessWeek

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