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confederation

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1 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection
  • the smaller nations were forced to form a confederation out of self-defense

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2 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters)
  • the big-budget movie was produced by the studio in confederation with another in order to lower the risk

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The first known use of confederation was in the 15th century

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“Confederation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confederation. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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