centralise
British variant of centralize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • centralisé — ⇒CENTRALISÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de centraliser. II. Emploi adj. [En parlant d une autorité pol., admin., etc.] Qui est réuni en un seul lieu, une seule personne. Anton. décentralisé. Au XVIIIe siècle, l administration publique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • centralisé — centralisé, ée (san tra li zé, zée) part. passé. Les affaires de plus en plus centralisées par la monarchie …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • centralise — (Brit.) v. draw toward a center point; concentrate; bring under a single authority (government, etc.); make central (also centralize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • centralise — cen|tral|ise [ sentrə,laız ] a British spelling of centralize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • centralise — [[t]se̱ntrəlaɪz[/t]] see centralize …   English dictionary

  • centralise — UK [ˈsentrəlaɪz] / US [ˈsentrəˌlaɪz] a British spelling of centralize …   English dictionary

  • centralise — [c]/ˈsɛntrəlaɪz / (say sentruhluyz) verb (centralised, centralising) –verb (t) 1. to draw to or towards a centre. 2. to bring under one control, especially in government. –verb (i) 3. to come together at a centre. Also, centralize. –centraliser,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • centralise — / sentrəlaɪz/, centralize verb to organise from a central point ● All purchasing has been centralised in our main office. ● The group benefits from a highly centralised organisational structure. ● The company has become very centralised, and far… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • centralise — / sentrəlaɪz/, centralize verb to organise from a central point ● All purchasing has been centralised in our main office. ● The group benefits from a highly centralised organisational structure. ● The company has become very centralised, and far… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • centralise — verb make central The Russian government centralized the distribution of food • Syn: ↑centralize, ↑concentrate • Ant: ↑deconcentrate (for: ↑concentrate), ↑decentralise, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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