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fed·er·al·ism

 (fĕd′ər-ə-lĭz′əm, fĕd′rə-)
n.
1.
a. A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and constituent political units.
b. Advocacy of such a system of government.
2. Federalism The doctrine of the Federalist Party.

federalism

(ˈfɛdərəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the principle or a system of federal union
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) advocacy of federal union
ˈfederalist n, adj
ˌfederalˈistic adj

Federalism

(ˈfɛdərəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Historical Terms) history US the principles and policies of the Federalist party

fed•er•al•ism

(ˈfɛd ər əˌlɪz əm)

n.
1.
a. the federal principle of government.
b. advocacy of this principle.
2. (cap.) the principles of the Federalist Party.
[1780–90, Amer.]

federalism

1. a union of states under a central government distinct from that of the separate states, who retain certain individual powers under the central government.
2. (cap.) the principles of the American Federalist party, especially its emphasis during the early years of the U.S. on a strong central government. — federalist, n., adj.federalistic, adj.
See also: Government
an American style based upon the classical theories and decorations of the English architect Robert Adams and his contemporaries, with lightness and delicacy as its outstanding qualities; practiced from 1775 until overwhelmed by Greek Revivalism, its most typical external features are doorways with fanlights and sidelights (often with attenuated pilasters) and the play of other curved elements against a basically boxlike structure. Also called Early Federal Style, Early Republican.
See also: Architecture

federalism

A form of government in which power is held partly by a central authority and partly by a number of regional or state governments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.federalism - the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations
föderalizmus

federalism

[ˈfedərəlɪzəm] Nfederalismo m

federalism

[ˈfɛdərəlɪzəm] nfédéralisme m

federalism

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