Examples of confederation in a Sentence
the smaller nations were forced to form a confederation out of self-defense
the big-budget movie was produced by the studio in confederation with another in order to lower the risk
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The outcome of the match will decide which team progresses to an inter-continental playoff against the fourth-place team from CONCACAF — the North and Central American and Caribbean confederation — for a spot at the World Cup in Russia next year.
The results have launched the U.S. men from last place to third in the 10-game, six-team qualifying tournament for Concacaf, the confederation for North and Central America and the Caribbean.
Before becoming speaker, Ms. Yacob served as a junior government minister and as deputy head of a confederation of trade unions.
The Romans used the name to refer collectively to a confederation of diverse tribes, says Hudson.
Each confederation would run its own qualifying groups with promotion and relegation every two years.
At least 13 protests will be staged across the nine provinces, with demonstrators voicing their grievances and bringing criminal charges against corrupt officials, the confederation said.
Qualification will be complete and the 32-team field finalized in late November as all confederations wrap up their respective schedules.
The numismatic razzle dazzle is sure to add even more shine to the year-long commemoration of the 1867 confederation of Canadian colonies into the Dominion of Canada.
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First Known Use of confederation
Synonymsalliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, combine, confederacy, federation, league, union
Related Wordscabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference
Near Antonymsbreakup, dissolution, disunion; division, parting, separation, severance, split; alienation, divorce, estrangement
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