[fed-er-uh-see] /ˈfɛd ər ə si/
noun, plural federacies.
[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. […]
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noun 1. . noun 1. See FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) An agency of the United States federal government, long headed by J. Edgar Hoover, which investigates violations of federal (rather than state or local) laws, including kidnaping, smuggling narcotics, and espionage. Note: Established in 1908 under the Department of Justice, the FBI earned […]
noun 1. former name of . noun 1. an administrative division of Nigeria, in the centre. Capital: Abuja (also national capital). Pop: 1 405 201(2006). Area: 7315 sq km (2824 sq miles) 2. the former name of Australian Capital Territory