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He doubted that it was workable because it centralized power in Washington.

Before 1898 the administration of justice was not centralized.

And yet the Democrats tell me that it is dangerous to have centralized power.

The Parti Ouvrier adopted a centralized form of organization.

The Scriptural authority for dress is centralized by Proverbs xxxi.

These parts were closely related to each other in a centralized system.

When business was centralized, labor was centralized and began to organize.

In these the power was centralized in one supreme government.

Now the nation was compact and had a centralized government.

Within the party, political power was centralized in a small group of men who occupied the leading party and government offices.

WORD ORIGIN

1795, "to bring to a center;" 1800, "come to a center," from central + -ize, on model of French centraliser (1790). A word from the French Revolution. Related: Centralized; centralizing.

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