federated

adjective
fed·​er·​at·​ed | \ ˈfe-də-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce federated (audio) \

Definition of federated

: of, relating to, forming, or joined in a federation a union of federated republics On this Western Hemisphere all tribes and people are forming into one federated whole …— Herman Melville … a handful of other blue chip companies were putting their considerable clout behind a coalition … to build a federated data warehouse that would help more than 2.5 million employees, retirees, and dependents take more control of their health and health care purchases.— Rob Preston

First Known Use of federated

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“Federated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/federated. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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