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dis en truh li zay shuhn

  • n  the social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts
  • n  the spread of power away from the center to local branches or governments

  • Seizing upon Tito's experimental program of decentralization, which offered a measure of political and fiscal autonomy to Yugoslavia's six republics, Croatian nationalists .
  • Like New York, they are trying or considering experiments in decentralization, and some of the arguments for such experiments are persuasive.
  • Like the President, he believes in decentralization of the public broadcasting system.
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  • Condoleezza Rice in Raw Story
    It's fair to say that there has been a turning back from some of the reforms that led to the decentralization of power out of the Kremlin: a strong legislature, strong free press, an independent judiciary,Rice said.
  • Alexei Kudrin in CBS News
    Decentralization of production and supplies to global markets will help ...... lower prices in the mid- to long term,Russian Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin told reporters.
  • Meg Whitman in Berkeley Daily Planet
    Unfortunately, the experience Whitman describes - "At eBay, Meg learned how technology and decentralization can be harnessed to deliver powerful results" -has little to do with fixing California.

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