[fed-er-uh-lahyz] /ˈfɛd ər əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), federalized, federalizing.
to bring under the control of a government:
to federalize the National Guard.
to bring together in a union, as different states.
to unite in a federation or federal union; federate
to subject to federal control
[fed-er-uh l] /ˈfɛd ər əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. 2. of, relating to, or noting such a central government: federal offices. 3. (initial capital letter) U.S. History. […]
noun 1. a U.S. federal bank for making long-term loans to farmers.
- Federal networking council
(FNC) The coordinating group of representatives from federal agencies involved in the development and use of federal networking, especially those networks using TCP/IP and the Internet. Current members include representatives from DOD, DOE, DARPA, NSF, NASA, and HHS. (1994-11-17)
noun 1. .