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  1. devolve

    • IPA[dɪˈvɒlv]

    英式

    • v.
      transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration;(of duties or responsibility) pass to (a body or person at a lower level)
    • verb: devolve, 3rd person present: devolves, gerund or present participle: devolving, past tense: devolved, past participle: devolved

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    動詞

    • 1. transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration measures to devolve power to a Scottish assembly
    • (of duties or responsibility) pass to (a body or person at a lower level) his duties devolved on a comrade
    • (of property) be transferred from one owner to (another), especially by inheritance the estate had devolved to the heir
    • 2. formal pass into (a different state, especially a worse one); degenerate the Empire devolved into separate warring states
    • adj.
      having had power transferred or delegated to a lower level, especially from central government ... devolved and decentralized government

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      having had power transferred or delegated to a lower level, especially from central government ... devolved and decentralized government

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[dəˈvälv]

    美式

    • v.
      transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or ... measures to devolve power to the provinces

    Oxford American Dictionary