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fed·er·a·tion

 (fĕd′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.

federation

(ˌfɛdəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of federating
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the union of several provinces, states, etc, to form a federal union
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political unit formed in such a way
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any league, alliance, or confederacy
5. a union of several parties, groups, etc
6. any association or union for common action

Federation

(ˌfɛdəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the Federation the federation of the Australian colonies in 1901
2. (Architecture) a style of domestic architecture of that period, characterized by red brick, terracotta roof tiles, sinuous curves, and heavy window frames

fed•er•a•tion

(ˌfɛd əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of federating or uniting in a league.
2. the formation of a political unity, with a central government, by a number of separate states, each of which retains control of its own internal affairs.
3. a league or confederacy.
4. a federated body formed by a number of nations, societies, etc.
[1715–25; < Late Latin]

Federation

 a league or confederacy; a parent organization formed by the linking of several states, countries, companies, or societies, each retaining the control of much of its own affairs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.federation - an organization formed by merging several groups or partiesfederation - an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
AFL, American Federation of Labor - a federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955
AFL-CIO, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations - the largest federation of North American labor unions; formed in 1955
CIO, Congress of Industrial Organizations - a federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955
2.federation - a union of political organizations
nation - a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation"
Creek Confederacy - a North American Indian confederacy organized by the Muskogee that dominated the southeastern part of the United States before being removed to Oklahoma
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
union - a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations; "the Soviet Union"
3.federation - the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs
establishment, constitution, formation, organisation, organization - the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"

federation

federation

noun
1. An association, especially of nations for a common cause:
2. A group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common:
Translations
إتحاداتحاد
federace
føderationforbundsstat
federacio
föderáció
federation
samband
同盟連盟連邦
federácia
federation

federation

[ˌfedəˈreɪʃən] N (= group, system) → federación f

federation

[ˌfɛdəˈreɪʃən] n
(= organization) → fédération f
(= country) → fédération f

federation

n
(= act)Zusammenschluss m, → Föderation f (rare)
(= league)Föderation f, → Bund m

federation

[ˌfɛdəˈreɪʃn] nfederazione f

federal

(ˈfedərəl) adjective
(of a government or group of states) joined together, usually for national and external affairs only. the federal government of the United States of America.
ˈfederated (-rei-) adjective
joined by a treaty, agreement etc.
ˌfedeˈration noun
people, societies, unions, states etc joined together for a common purpose. the International Federation of Actors.
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