Translation of devolution in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (delegation) 1.2(British English) (Politics) (transferencia de competencias del gobierno central a un gobierno regional)Example sentences
- Even after devolution, local government had little autonomy.
- Both are now looking for a Plan B and I suspect that the next crucial battleground will be local government reform and devolution to smaller and more powerful councils.
- In most instances widespread corruption, relatively centralised health policy making, and poor devolution to local governments lie at the core of the problem.
- 2 (Law)Example sentences
- That exception covers devolution of property on death or other matters of personal law [as well as] the application of African customary law in any case involving Africans.
- A telling sign of heightened stress within the patrilineal family is the rise of litigation over property devolution.
- This produces the following devolution of title to the legal estate and the equitable interest.
Cultural Note: devolution
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