a centralizing system; centralization.
the principle or act of bringing something under central control; centralization
a centralizing system; centralization. Historical Examples noun the principle or act of bringing something under central control; centralization
a central position or state: the centrality of the sun. a vital, critical, or important position: the centrality of education to modern civilization. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun (pl) -ties the state or condition of being central n. 1640s; see central (adj.) + -ity.
to draw to or gather about a center. to bring under one control, especially in government: to centralize budgeting in one agency. to come together at or to form a center. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples verb to draw or move (something) to or towards a centre to bring or come under central control, esp governmental […]
consolidated school. a public school formed from the pupils and teachers of a number of discontinued smaller schools, especially in a rural district.