Definition of Devolution:
Delegation or passing of authority, duty, power, and/or right by succession or transfer.
The transfer or delegation of power to a lower level, especially by central government to local or regional administration.
Synonyms of Devolution
Decentralization, Delegation, Dispersal, Distribution, Transfer, Surrender, Relinquishment
How to use Devolution in a sentence?
- Science has advanced far beyond what is taught in schools because there are so many people who want to teach religious ideas instead of proven ones, leading to a devolution of our intelligence.
- Even after devolution, local government had little autonomy.
- After the election results were in, the devolution of power from the outgoing president to her successor began at once.
- The devolution of work from corporate to the managers and then the employees is necessary to keep the workflow efficient.
Meaning of Devolution & Devolution Definition