federalization

noun
fed·​er·​al·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌfe-d(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce federalization (audio) \

Definition of federalization

1 : the act of federalizing
2 : the state of being federalized

Examples of federalization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The federalization of European debt, long taboo for the Germans, became possible. New York Times, "Brexit’s Silver Lining for Europe," 31 Dec. 2020 However, full federalization of the tribe was denied in 1997 by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Christopher Harress | Charress@al.com, al, "Beyond the Poarch Creek Indians, there’s a lot more to Alabama’s Native American history," 28 Nov. 2019 The company looked seriously at offering the car in the United States but decided the costs of federalization were too high. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Dallara Stradale: A Racing Legend Hits the Road," 23 Mar. 2018 Cassidy ’s chief goal is to pare back the federalization of health-care policy by getting rid of the individual and employer insurance mandates and letting governors waive out of some regulations. Jonah Goldberg, National Review, "Only One of the Two New Health-Care Proposals Qualifies as ‘Extreme’," 20 Sep. 2017 Graham-Cassidy's chief goal is to pare back the federalization of health care policy by getting rid of the individual and employer insurance mandates and letting governors waive out of some regulations. Jonah Goldberg, Alaska Dispatch News, "Only one proposed health-care plan is extreme," 20 Sep. 2017 As for the rest of Syria, federalization could prove far more complicated. Anne Barnard, New York Times, "Frozen Zones: How Russia Maintains Influence in the Post-Cold War Era," 16 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of federalization

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Federalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/federalization. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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