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Pronunciation:  'feduru`lIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  unite on a federal basis or band together as a league; "The country was federated after the civil war"
  2. [v]  enter into a league for a common purpose; "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union"
  3. [v]  put under the control and authority of a federal government

FEDERALIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: federalise, federate
 See Also: decentralise, decentralize, deconcentrate, merge, unify, unite



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fed"er*al*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Federalized};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Federalizing}.] [Cf. F. f['e]d['e]raliser.]
To unite in compact, as different States; to confederate for
political purposes; to unite by or under the Federal
Constitution. --Barlow.

Thesaurus Terms
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