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

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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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