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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fédération, from Late Latin foederatio, from Latin foederare; equivalent to federate +‎ -ion.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌfɛdəˈɹeɪʃn̩/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

federation (countable and uncountable, plural federations)

  1. Act of joining together into a single political entity.
    It is 106 years since federation.
  2. Array of nations or states that are unified under one central authority which is elected by its members.
  3. Any society or organisation formed from separate groups or bodies.
  4. (computing, telecommunications) A collection of network or telecommunication providers that offer interoperability.

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federation (not comparable)

  1. (Australia) Of an architectural style popular around the time of federation.
    We live in a federation house.
    • 2000, Donald Denoon, Philippa Mein Smith, Marivic Wyndham, A History of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific, page 221,
      The Federation house claimed a unique place in architecture, even if it offended architects.
    • 2002, Andrew Swaffer, Katrina O'Brien, Darroch Donald, Australia: Handbook, page 754,
      Five Chimneys, 15 Maria St, T8563 0240. Comfortable accomodation [sic] in large federation house, spa, swimming pool.
    • 2010, Adrian Franklin, Collecting the 20th Century, page 27,
      Plaster kookaburras from the 1930s would still look good in a nature-themed Federation house; h27 cm.

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NounEdit

federation c (singular definite federationen, plural indefinite federationer)

  1. unofficial form of of føderation

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federation c

  1. federation; an array of states or nations

DeclensionEdit

Declension of federation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative federation federationen federationer federationerna
Genitive federations federationens federationers federationernas

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