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Definition of Federal

Federal

  1. Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted by a compact between parties, usually governments or their representatives.
  2. Composed of states or districts which retain only a subordinate and limited sovereignty, as the Union of the United States, or the Sonderbund of Switzerland.
  3. Consisting or pertaining to such a government; as, the Federal Constitution; a Federal officer.
  4. Friendly or devoted to such a government; as, the Federal party. see Federalist.
  5. See Federalist.
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Federal Translations

federal in Dutch is federaal
federal in German is Vereinigte, bundes
federal in Spanish is federal
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