\fˈɛdəɹə͡l], \fˈɛdəɹəl], \f_ˈɛ_d_ə_ɹ_əl]\
Definitions of FEDERAL
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Consisting or pertaining to such a government; as, the Federal Constitution; a Federal officer.
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Consisting or pertaining to such a government; as, the Constitution; a officer.
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Pertaining to or consisting of a treaty or covenant; founded upon mutual agreement. -A FEDERAL union or government is one in which several states, while independent in home affairs, combine for national or general purposes, as in the United States and Switzerland. In American civil war, FEDERAL was the name given to the states of the North which defended the Union against the Confederate separatists of the South.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
In Amer., one who advocates the strengthening of the central government.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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