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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔn.feː.dəˈraː.(t)si/
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  • Hyphenation: con‧fe‧de‧ra‧tie

EtymologyEdit

From Latin confoederatio.

NounEdit

confederatie f (plural confederaties, diminutive confederatietje n)

  1. a confederation; an union or alliance of (largely) independent sovereign states or political organizations

Usage notesEdit

In Belgian politics, the word is used by some parties to describe a federation where most decision power rests with the regional governments and parliaments.

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