federation

  • 1 fédération — [ federasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • fin XVIIIe; « alliance, union » XIVe; lat. fœderatio 1 ♦ Groupement, union de plusieurs États en un seul État fédéral. REM. Fédération a longtemps été employé comme syn. de confédération. Dr. internat. État fédéral… …

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  • 2 federation — fed‧e‧ra‧tion [ˌfedəˈreɪʆn] noun [countable] 1. ORGANIZATIONS a group of organizations, clubs, or people that have joined together to form a single group to represent their interests, and often used in the names of professional associations and… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Federation — Fédération Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 4 Federation II — is an online text based game also known as Federation 2 or Fed2, designed and programmed by Alan Lenton and developed by IBGames that centers on the intergalactic trade and economy in the distant future. The game was originally launched in 2003,… …

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  • 5 federation — I noun affiliation, alliance, amalgamation, association, centralization, coalition, combination, combine, concert, confederacy, confederation, cooperation, federal union, integration, league, merger, organized body, pool, syndicate, unification,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 federation — federation, confederation, confederacy Federation and confederation are the more precise constitutional terms, a federation being a union of federal states and a confederation being a union of states in alliance. Confederacy is a looser term for… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 federation — 1721, union by agreement, from Fr. fédération, from L.L. foederationem (nom. foederatio), noun of action from L. foederare league together, from foedus covenant, league (gen. foederis); see FEDERAL (Cf. federal) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 federation — [fed΄ər ā′shən] n. [Fr fédération < ML federatio < L foederatus: see FEDERATE] 1. the act of uniting or of forming a union of states, groups, etc. by agreement of each member to subordinate its power to that of the central authority in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Federation — Fed er*a tion, n. [Cf. F. f[ e]d[ e]ration.] 1. The act of uniting in a league; confederation. [1913 Webster] 2. A league; a confederacy; a federal or confederated government. Burke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 federation — confederacy, confederation, coalition, fusion, *alliance …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 federation — [n] partnership, organization alliance, amalgamation, association, bunch, coalition, combination, confederacy, crew, crowd, entente, family, federacy, gang, league, mob, outfit, pool, ring, syndicate, syndication, tribe, union; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 federation — ► NOUN 1) a federal group of states. 2) an organization within which smaller divisions have some internal autonomy. 3) the action of federating …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Federation — This article is about federal states. For other uses, see Federation (disambiguation). A map displaying current official federations …

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  • 14 Fédération — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Fédération », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Système de gouvernement où, conformément à… …

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  • 15 federation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ loose ▪ He proposed a loose federation of local groups. ▪ national, regional, state (AmE) ▪ international, world …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Federation X — Infobox musical artist | Name = Federation X Background = group or band Origin = Bellingham, Washington, USA Years active = Early 1998 ndash;present Label = Molasses Manifesto, Estrus Records, Wantage USA, Tapes Records Associated acts =… …

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  • 17 Federation — /fɛdəˈreɪʃən/ (say feduh rayshuhn) (also lower case) –noun 1. the uniting of the six self governing colonies of Australia to form a union of states under a central federal government on 1 January 1901. –adjective 2. of the style of the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 federation — [[t]fe̱dəre͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ federations 1) N COUNT A federation is a federal country. ...the Russian Federation. 2) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft in names A federation is a group of societies or other organizations which have joined together,… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 federation — /fed euh ray sheuhn/, 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… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Federation — (as used in expressions) American Federation of Labor Congress of Industrial Organizations Co operative Commonwealth Federation American Federation of Teachers American Federation of Teachers (AFT) …

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