Definition of devolvement in English:

devolvement

noun

  • See devolve

    • ‘Since July 2000 we've seen the devolvement of health trusts and their staff into primary care trusts.’
    • ‘As the devolvement has proceeded, flexibility and innovation have taken a strange turn.’
    • ‘Let's grasp it and show the country that, with an elected mayor and a devolvement of power and authority to local level, Bolton can lead the way.’
    • ‘The devolvement of powers to parish and town councils is a strategy which has to be pursued.’
    • ‘Firstly, whether that level of devolvement can be maintained for the future, looking at the great drain that it is on resources.’