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v. fed·er·at·ed, fed·er·at·ing, fed·er·ates
To cause to join into a league, federal union, or similar association.
To become united into a federal union.
adj. (fĕd′ər-ĭt, fĕd′rĭt)
United in a federation.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to unite or cause to unite in a federal union
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) federal; federated
fed•er•ate(v. ˈfɛd əˌreɪt; adj. -ər ɪt)
v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj. v.t., v.i.
1. to unite in a federation.
2. to organize on a federal basis.adj.
3. federated; allied.
[1665–75; < Latin foederātus]
Past participle: federated
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|Verb||1.||federate - enter into a league for a common purpose; "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union"|
|2.||federate - unite on a federal basis or band together as a league; "The country was federated after the civil war"|
|Adj.||1.||federate - united under a central government|
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"