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Devolution in a sentence

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Sentence count:52+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-10-08Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: degenerationdevolvementSimilar words: evolutionrevolutionaryresolutionpollutionconstitutional conventionexecutiondistributionprosecutionMeaning: [‚diːvə'luːʃn]  n. 1. the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality 2. the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government). 
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(1) If Alexander has a central theme, it is devolution.
(2) Once elected, they would negotiate for greater devolution.
(3) Their policies on devolution seemed to be going awry.
(4) None the less, as Miller reminds us, devolution does not mean absolute separation from Westminster and the creation of independent new nations.
(5) Plans for devolution have been exchanged, but have hardly been considered by the other side.
(6) Some Area Board chairmen pressed for increased devolution to them on matters such as labour relations or generation.
(7) There has been some administrative devolution, to which the hon. and learned Member for Fife, North-East referred.
(8) It would also facilitate the devolution of power to the regions.
(9) The devolution of financial management is one of the most important developments in recent legislation.
(10) Mr Mason believes this sort of devolution will bring higher returns.
(11) The history of devolution has been a chequered one in our country, perhaps since the second world war.
(12) One form of horizontal devolution has been a feature of the constitution of the United Kingdom for centuries.
(13) The educational measures provided for the devolution of responsibility from the federal government to the state and local authorities.
(14) The devolution programme of Wahid's administration may also be thrown into doubt.
(15) With demands for devolution resurfacing, this problem is unlikely to go away in the foreseeable future.
(16) It says devolution, the Good Friday peace agreement and globalisation have undermined the notion of Britishness.
(17) Cronkite expressed surprise at the devolution of TV news into little more than soundbites.
(18) However, devolution is already quite a commonplace activity in many educational establishments around the world.
(19) The majority of people in the province are in favour of devolution.
(20) The majority of Scots favour an autonomous Scotland involving devolution or complete independence.
(21) The latter were given a choice between fast-and slow-track devolution.
(22) This is what I would also like to see happen throughout Great Britain, with devolution and regional assemblies.
(23) Mr Trimble is visiting all 18 constituencies in Northern Ireland this week to promote a return to devolution.
(24) In this real world of politics and journalism, there can be little room for the devolution of newspaper power to journalists.
(25) The regimes under which nationalised industries function are by no means the only examples of vertical devolution under the United Kingdom constitution at present.
(26) The meeting ended inconclusively following a further attempt by Brooke to resolve the deadlock over current discussions about devolution talks.
(27) Among the juridical problems was the effect on other treaty parties, third parties to the devolution agreement.
(28) Expect cautious underspending in the first six months while trends are analysed; slowing down the devolution of budgets.
(29) Legitimation for such delegated enforcement was usually sought through schemes for participation, such as industrial democracy, regional devolution or community action.
(30) I do not concede for a moment that this is a devolution measure.
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