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 for Centralized
From 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]

From 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]

From 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]

From 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]

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