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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority;
- Example: "centralized control of emergency relief efforts"
- Example: "centralized government"
[syn: centralized, centralised]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

concentrated \concentrated\ adj. 1. Having a high density of (the indicated substance); as, a narrow thread of concentrated ore. Note: [Narrower terms: undiluted (vs. diluted)] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Gathered together or made less diffuse; as, their concentrated efforts; his concentrated attention. Opposite of distributed or diffused. Note: [Narrower terms: bunched, bunchy, clustered; centered, centred, centralized, focused; undivided] [Also See: compact.] [WordNet 1.5] 3. Intense; in an extreme degree; -- of mental phenomena; as, her concentrated passion held them at bay. [WordNet 1.5] 4. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance. Opposite of dilute or unsaturated. Note: [Narrower terms: supersaturated] Syn: saturated. [WordNet 1.5] 5. reduced to a stronger or more concentrated form; as, concentrated sulfuric acid. Opposite of diluted. Syn: condensed. [WordNet 1.5] 6. characterized by intensity; especially when imposed from without; -- of actions; as, concentrated study. Syn: intensive. [WordNet 1.5] 7. characterized by mental concentration. Syn: intent. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

centralized \centralized\ adj. 1. drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority; as, centralized control of emergency relief efforts; centralized government. Opposite of decentralized. [WordNet 1.5] 2. concentrated on or clustered around a central point or purpose; -- contrasting with distributed. Syn: centered, centred, focused. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Centralize \Cen"tral*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Centralized; p. pr. & vb. n. Centralizing.] [Cf. F. centraliser.] To draw or bring to a center point; to gather into or about a center; to bring into one system, or under one control. [1913 Webster] [To] centralize the power of government. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

centralized adj 1: drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a central authority; "centralized control of emergency relief efforts"; "centralized government" [syn: centralized, centralised] [ant: decentralised, decentralized]