HyperDic: federation

English > 3 senses of the word federation:
NOUNgroupfederationan organization formed by merging several groups or parties
groupfederation, confederation, confederacya union of political organizations
actfederationthe 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
federation > pronunciation
Soundsfeh.derey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > federation: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization formed by merging several groups or parties.
NarrowerAmerican Federation of Labor, AFLA federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, AFL-CIOThe largest federation of North American labor unions
Congress of Industrial Organizations, CIOA federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Verbsfederateunite on a federal basis or band together as a league
English > federation: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA union of political organizations.
Synonymsconfederation, confederacy
NarrowerCreek ConfederacyA North American Indian confederacy organized by the Muskogee that dominated the southeastern part of the United States before being removed to Oklahoma
Hanseatic LeagueA commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas
nationA federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)
BroaderunionA political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations
Spanishconfederación, federación
Catalanconfederació, federació
Verbsfederateunite on a federal basis or band together as a league
English > federation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe 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.
Broaderconstitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisationThe act of forming or establishing something
Spanishfederación
Catalanfederació
Verbsfederateunite on a federal basis or band together as a league

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