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Synonyms for centralist

advocating centralization


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Centralists believe that our sociolegal order must come from the top down, from central government.
The constitution that was drafted in the immediate aftermath of the promulgation of the republic retained the Ottoman centralist system.
s centralist policies and failure to curb sectarianism and insurgency have already done plenty to ensure that.
And you thought maybe I was exaggerating, talking of a centralist culture of contempt?
Until 1911, the salt industry in Colombia was a complete government monopoly supported by both the Conservative Party, which favored a centralist form of national government, as well as the Liberal Party, which advocated a decentralized national government and a free market economy.
The age of the old failed centralist Soviet-style control which has blighted and held back education in Wales is over.
This party sees it best to be centralist, without monopolizing the center," said Abdel-Rahman Youssef, poet and activist, who was presenting the speakers.
Begum Shahnaz Wazir Ali, member National Assembly endorsed the need for nationwide constitutional literacy as the 18th Amendment has changed the centralist state to be a real federation.
Pierre Trudeau may be pegged as a centralist, for example, but Canada became the most decentralized federation in the world during his regime.
This is a simple but crude centralist weapon, which is reducing total consumption without apparently curbing individual excess.
As a Liberal, I am profoundly disturbed by proposals to put power in the hands of one person -unhealthy for accountability and centralist in its approach.
In no other area of colonial life did these distant interventions of the centralist state wreak more havoc and have less to show for the travail than in the ecclesiastical sphere.
For example, chapter 4, "Towards a Centralist and Military State," covers such varied topics as political consolidation, economics, religion, expansion, the Thirty Years War, the arts, war with Russia, re-establishment of the universities, the reigns of various heirs to the throne, health and hygiene, orphanages, criminality, and witchcraft, from the mid-sixteenth to seventeenth centuries.
In fact, the current escalation points to an increasing political struggle between the federalist position of Shia Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki and the centralist position of Shiite cleric Moqtada al Sadr.
On reading the Gospels' account of Jesus before the Sanhedrin, the trial before Pilate, and the sentence of death, Sloyan projects neither extreme skepticism nor full-faith acceptance but, rather, a centralist position.