confederation

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English confederacion, confideracion and Middle French confédération, from Old French confederacion, from Latin cōnfoederātiō. Doublet of confederacy.

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  • IPA(key): /kənfɛdəˈɹeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
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NounEdit

 
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confederation (plural confederations)

  1. A union or alliance of states or political organizations.
  2. The act of forming an alliance.

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