non·​fed·​er·​al | \ ˌnän-ˈfe-d(ə-)rəl How to pronounce nonfederal (audio) \

Definition of nonfederal

: not federal especially : not of or relating to the federal government of the United States nonfederal employees/lands/funds

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Recent Examples on the Web Illinois, the project’s nonfederal sponsor, signed an agreement with the Army Corps in December 2020 to complete the preconstruction phase, estimated at $29 million and expected to take three to four years. Morgan Greene,, 19 Jan. 2022 The nonfederal cost share of the overall project is 20%. Morgan Greene,, 19 Jan. 2022 Investigators identified only 12 nonfederal initiatives nationwide that provide education, screening or treatment for brain injuries in this population. New York Times, 1 Mar. 2022 Most of the nonfederal inmates are being held on local charges, and in the custody of the D.C. corrections department, not the Marshals Service, The Washington Post reports. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 2 Nov. 2021 Illinois and Michigan committed to providing the nonfederal share of just over $10 million. Morgan Greene,, 14 Dec. 2021 He was removed from office on a 59-0 vote of the entire Illinois Senate and was penalized with inability to seek any nonfederal public office in Illinois on a separate 59-0 vote. Jason Meisner,, 2 Aug. 2021 Some Democrats have estimated that 83% of the funds raised by the state party are for nonfederal state and local candidates. Rick Pearson,, 15 July 2021 All Marylanders 18 or older who received a shot at a nonfederal facility in the state were automatically entered in the daily drawings, which saw 40 winners of $40,000 and the $400,000 jackpot. Christina Tkacik,, 5 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of nonfederal

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonfederal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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