Devolve in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Devolve

to pass on something (i.e., responsibility, rights, or powers) from one person to a lower entity

Examples of Devolve in a sentence

Although the king is in charge of ruling the monarchy, he decided to devolve some of the decision making to his younger brothers.  🔊

A law was passed to devolve some powers of the central government to regional councils.  🔊

The governor has decided to devolve some of the state responsibilities to the parishes so that the local mayors will have more control.  🔊

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