HyperDic: confederation

English > 3 senses of the word confederation:
NOUNstateconfederation, alliancethe state of being allied or confederated
groupconfederation, confederacy, federationa union of political organizations
actconfederation, alliancethe act of forming an alliance or confederation
confederation > pronunciation
Soundskahnfeh.derey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > confederation: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being allied or confederated.
Synonymalliance
Broadercoalition, fusionThe state of being combined / combined into one body / body
Spanishalianza, confederación
Catalanaliança, confederació
Verbsconfederateform a group or unite
confederateform a confederation with
English > confederation: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA union of political organizations.
Synonymsconfederacy, federation
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
Verbsconfederateform a group or unite
English > confederation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of forming an alliance or confederation.
Synonymalliance
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishalianza, confederación
Catalanaliança, confederació
Verbsconfederateform a group or unite
confederateform a confederation with

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