[fed-er-uh-leez, -lees] /ˌfɛd ər əˈliz, -ˈlis/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
awkward, evasive, or pretentious prose said to characterize the publications and correspondence of U.S. bureaus.
- Federal geographic data committee
(FGDC) (ftp://fgdc.er.usgs.gov/gdc/html/fgdc.html). [Summary?] (1995-03-06)
noun 1. a governmental agency created in 1934 to help homeowners finance the purchase and repair of their homes and to stimulate housing construction. Abbreviation: FHA.
- Federal information exchange
networking (FIX) One of the connection points between the American governmental internets and the Internet. (2001-05-14)
[fed-er-uh-liz-uh m] /ˈfɛd ər əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. the federal principle of government. 2. U.S. History. /ˈfɛdərəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. the principle or a system of federal union 2. advocacy of federal union /ˈfɛdərəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. (US, history) the principles and policies of the Federalist party n. 1793, American English, from French fédéralisme, from fédéral (see […]