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confederation meaning

EN[-eɪʃən]
WConfederation
  • A confederation (also known as confederacy or league) is a union of political units for common action in relation to other units.
  • The nature of the relationship among the states constituting a confederation varies considerably. Likewise, the relationship between the member states, the central government, and the distribution of powers among them is highly variable.
  • In a non-political context, confederation is used to describe a type of organization which consolidates authority from other autonomous (or semi-autonomous) bodies.
FR confédération
confederation
confederation
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Related Links:
    1. en confederations
    2. en confederationism
    3. en confederationist
    4. en confederationists
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of confederation for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "confederation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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