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1. devolution

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈluːʃən'] the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government).

Synonyms

  • delegation
  • relegating
  • devolvement
  • deputation
  • relegation

Antonyms

  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

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Rhymes with Devolution

  • redistribution
  • electrocution
  • counterrevolution
  • distribution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • execution
  • attribution
  • revolution
  • resolution
  • elocution
  • dissolution
  • diminution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • absolution
  • solution
  • pollution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan
  • lucian

2. devolution

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈluːʃən'] the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality.

Synonyms

  • obsolescence
  • macular degeneration
  • process
  • physical process
  • attack

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • inactivity
  • ride
  • defend

Sentences with devolution


1. Noun, singular or mass
Although Scotland is part of Great Britain, devolution was approved in 1998 and the Scottish Parliament reconvened for the first time in 300 years in 1999.

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