confederative
adjective see confederate III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Confederative — Con*fed er*a*tive (? or ?), a. Of or pertaining to a confederation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confederative — [kən fed′ər āt΄iv, kən fed′ər ə tiv΄] adj. of confederates or a confederation …   English World dictionary

  • confederative — /keuhn fed euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv, fed reuh /, adj. pertaining to or characteristic of a confederation. [1810 20; CONFEDERATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • confederative — adjective Of or pertaining to confederates of a confederation …   Wiktionary

  • confederative — adj. of or pertaining to a confederation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confederative — con·fed·er·a·tive …   English syllables

  • confederative — /kənˈfɛdərətɪv/ (say kuhn feduhruhtiv) adjective relating to a confederation …   Australian English dictionary

  • confederative — adjective united in a confederacy or league • Syn: ↑allied, ↑confederate • Similar to: ↑united • Derivationally related forms: ↑confederate, ↑confederate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • confederative union — allied group, united league …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confédérer — [ kɔ̃federe ] v. tr. <conjug. : 6> • 1355 ; lat. confœderare, de fœdus, deris « traité » ♦ Réunir en confédération. P. p. adj. Nations confédérées. ● confédérer verbe transitif (bas latin confoederare, du latin classique foedus, eris,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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