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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The American Trucking Associations, a federation of trucking companies and state trucking associations, raised the concern.
Image Carlos Cordeiro Independently wealthy from a long career in finance, Cordeiro is the U.S. Soccer vice president and, in recent years, Gulati’s deputy and traveling partner on federation business.
However, Qatari players will not compete in the championship because Qatar’s chess federation said organizers demanded that the players not display the Qatari flag during the competition.
In a decisive victory for the U.S. Department of Justice’s multiyear and multinational case against FIFA corruption, a New York jury on Friday returned convictions against the former presidents of Brazil and Paraguay’s soccer federations.
Luis Chiriboga, the former Ecuadorian federation president, was running Deportivo Quito when he was elected city councilman on a neoliberal Christian Social Democrat ticket in 1992.
The Russian committee met to agree its position on Pyeongchang at a meeting on Tuesday attended by sporting figures including the national men's hockey team, figure skaters, speed skaters, and the presidents of winter sports federations.
Burzaco said that, despite the chaos of the arrests, soccer officials were still discussing if there were enough of them to hold elections for the federation’s president.
Jurors were undecided on Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru's soccer federation.
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: 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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