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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.

Federal Quotations

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
Milton Friedman

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
Alexander Hamilton

I like Mitt Romney as a person. I think he's a dignified person. But I have no common ground on economics. He doesn't worry about the Federal Reserve. He doesn't worry about foreign policy. He doesn't talk about civil liberties, so I would have a hard time to expect him to ever invite me to campaign with him.
Ron Paul

I want to promote the introduction of art history in primary schools and to convince the general public that, even in a period of economic crisis, arts funding is an absolute necessity at the federal, state, and local levels.
Camille Paglia

My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all.
Winfield Scott Hancock
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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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