Examples of federation in a Sentence
a federation of labor unions
a federation of women's clubs
the federation of the states
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Her main rival is Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, 64, who’s supported by the nation’s biggest labor-union federation.
The outlaw motorcycle gang, which at least until the racketeering indictments was Detroit's largest, was seen by many as an outlaw among outlaws — banned from a federation of Detroit clubs founded by a former Outlaws president.
The Italian soccer federation will also likely open an investigation, which could result in a complete stadium ban for Lazio – matches played behind closed doors without fans – or force the team to play on neutral ground.
Abdullah’s last public role was as head of the camel-racing federation in the 1980s.
The soccer federation received 41 applications from cities eager to be part of a U.S., Mexico and Canada joint bid to host soccer’s most prestigious tournament.
Gulati, now federation president, fired him and hired his former assistant, Bob Bradley, instead of a foreigner.
Yes, the international basketball federation craved the inclusion of world-famous NBA stars at the Olympics.
United States and Canada federation players Carli Lloyd, Janine Beckie and Nichelle Prince remain on the Dash roster.
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First Known Use of federation
Synonymsalliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, combine, confederation, confederacy, league, union
Related Wordscabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference
FEDERATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of federation for English Language Learners
: a country formed by separate states that have given certain powers to a central government while keeping control over local matters
: an organization that is made by loosely joining together smaller organizations
: the act of joining together separate organizations or states
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