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American English: /ˈsɛntrəˌlaɪz/
British English: /ˈsɛntrəlʌɪz/

Translation of centralize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • Under increasing demands from the environment, organizations tend to centralize control and, like individuals, filter information more heavily.
    • Second, the NAACP is a highly centralized organization, with a bloated executive board.
    • Marsh's grip tightened when it centralized control of broking activities in New York.

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