Example sentences for: decentralization

How can you use “decentralization” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In New York, Lindsay used them to augment a scheme for political decentralization that began in the 1950s, under Robert Wagner.

  • Probably the most important reform was the least glamorous: the decentralization that increased regional autonomy and reversed the age-old trend of concentrating political, economic, and administrative power in the national capital.

  • Shanker crippled New York City's school system in the late 1960s with strikes against school decentralization.

  • Libération called for "a political solution that necessarily requires a radical decentralization.

  • As Nicholas Lemann observed in the November Atlantic Monthly , American public schools are "rhetorically committed to decentralization" but in fact are "centralized in a patchwork, undeliberate way.


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