Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a matter that falls within the jurisdiction of a federal court or a federal law-enforcement agency.
make a federal case (out) of, Informal. to exaggerate the importance of or make an issue out of (something trivial).

Related Terms

make a federal case out of something


Read Also:

  • Federal-communications-commission

    noun 1. .

  • Federal-constitution

    noun 1. .

  • Federal-court

    noun 1. a court of a federal government, especially one established under the Constitution of the United States.

  • Federal-district

    noun 1. a district in which the national government of a country is located, especially one in Latin America. noun 1. an area used as the seat of central government in a federal system

Disclaimer: Federal-case definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.