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federation meaning

EN[-eɪʃən]
US
WFederation
  • A federation (from Latin: foedus, gen.: foederis, "covenant"), also known as a federal state, is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing states or regions under a central (federal) government.
  • The governmental or constitutional structure found in a federation is known as federalism. It can be considered the opposite of another system, the unitary state.
  • Federations may be multi-ethnic and cover a large area of territory (e.g. Russia, the United States, or India), although neither is necessarily the case.
FR fédération
federation
federation
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ation
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of federation for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "federation" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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