[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.
federated; allied.
verb (ˈfɛdəˌreɪt)
to unite or cause to unite in a federal union
adjective (ˈfɛdərɪt)
federal; federated

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.


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