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Definition of "devolvement" []

  • The act or process of devolving; devolution. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "devolvement" in a sentence
  • "If there was a massive devolvement of power away from the centre, with Welsh, English and Northern Irish Parliaments (maybe a separate one for London too) then we could reduce the number of MPs (your idea of nothing sounds interesting)."
  • "Along with the rise of the regional parties there was also devolvement of power from the center to the state governments."
  • "Further, in new devolvement, the developers have to pay for the roads, sewers etc (except in high density urban renewal districts, where the rest of us end up subsidizing them.)"