Definition of centrifugalism in English:

centrifugalism

noun

  • Especially in political contexts: movement or a tendency to move away from the centre; tendency to decentralize; decentralization.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Congressional Globe. From centrifugal + -ism.

Pronunciation

centrifugalism

/sɛnˈtrɪfjʊɡ(ə)lɪz(ə)m//ˌsɛntrɪˈfjuːɡ(ə)lɪz(ə)m//s(ə)nˈtrɪfjʊɡ(ə)lɪz(ə)m/