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  Definition of federation
  1. 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
  2. a union of political organizations
  3. an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
Similar Words: confederation, confederacy

 

Hyponyms: nation, Creek Confederacy, Hanseatic League, American Federation of Labor, AFL, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Indus, AFL-CIO, Congress of Industrial Organizations, CIO

 

Derivational Morphology: federate, federalize, federalise, confederate, band together

 

Language Translations:
Danish: føderation   Dutch: federatie  
Esperanto: federacio   French: fédération  
Greek: ομοσπονδία   Icelandic: samband  
Interlingua: federation   Italian: federazione  
Japanese: 連邦   Spanish: federación  
Swedish: federation   Telugu: సమాఖ్య  
 
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