federalization

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

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 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'federalization.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of federalization

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about federalization

Share federalization

Statistics for federalization

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for federalization

The first known use of federalization was in 1800

See more words from the same year

Comments on federalization

What made you want to look up federalization? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!