[verb fed-uh-reyt; adjective fed-er-it] /verb ˈfɛd əˌreɪt; adjective ˈfɛd ər ɪt/
verb (used with or without object), federated, federating.
to unite in a .
to organize on a basis.
to unite or cause to unite in a federal union
1814 (implied in federated), back-formation from federation, or else from Latin foederatus “having a treaty, bound by treaty,” past participle of foederare “to establish by treaty,” from foedus (see federal). Related: Federating. As an adjective, by 1710.
noun 1. a church whose membership includes two or more congregations of different denominational affiliation.
plural noun 1. a former federation of four native states in British Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, and Selangor. plural noun 1. See Malay States
[fed-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌfɛd əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of or uniting in a league. 2. the formation of a political unity, with a central government, by a number of separate states, each of which retains control of its own internal affairs. 3. a league or confederacy. 4. a body formed by a number of […]
noun 1. a former grouping of British territories in S Africa for administrative purposes (1953–63): composed of Southern and Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. noun 1. . noun 1. a federation (1953–63) of Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, and Nyasaland