how to pronounce decentralize


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decentralize is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of decentralize in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… for us to decentralize but I don't think …”

meanings of decentralize


  1. To reduce the authority of a governing body by distributing that authority among several bodies.
  2. To cause something to change from being concentrated at one point to being distributed across a number of points.

decentralize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decentralize occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics decentralize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that decentralize can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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