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centralism

the principle or act of bringing something under central control; centralization
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Qabbani continued to state that extremism is undoubtedly the opposite of centralism, which means balance and moderation.
A boy asks his father, a Communist, what "democratic centralism" means.
"We call for the unity of Iraq and its cohesion, as I am responsible for the protection of everybody and defend the interest of all," Nujeify said, adding that "the fuss had been fabricated for political motives, as I had warned that the situation had been heading towards the formation of Regions, due to the extremist centralism."
Finally, he said "it is required to boost the president' s role who is known by his centralism", stressing that it is unacceptable to have weapons not related to the army.
DOCTORS' ability to care for patients is being compromised by the 'paranoid centralism' of government control over the NHS, the outgoing chairman of the BMA said yesterday .
An increasingly uncompromising Vatican centralism, together with punitive control mechanisms, have dashed my expectation.
Jamal bin Dardaf, member of the National Campaign to Raise Political Awareness, said the call for an autonomous region is a reaction to the problems caused by "the sharp centralism" of Qaddafi.
And that is calculated to create the impression that the long-running tide of centralism will be reversed, with decision making returned to the regions.
Nujeify has denied that had called, during a recent visit to Washington, for the establishment of a Sunni Region, warning that the situation was heading towards the establishment of such Regions, due to "cruel centralism."
The MP added that although March 14 decided to turn to opposition, they have given an opportunity to the other party (March 8) to see if they really want participation and to Premier Designate Mikati to prove his centralism.