Federation meaning

fĕd'ə-rā'shən
The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
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The definition of a federation is the act of joining states or other groups with an agreement they will be governed under one central authority.

An example of a federation is the United States.

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Any society or organisation formed from separate groups or bodies.
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Act of joining together into a single political entity.

It is 106 years since federation.

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The act of uniting or of forming a union of states, groups, etc. by agreement of each member to subordinate its power to that of the central authority in common affairs.
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Array of nations or states that are unified under one central authority which is elected by its members.
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(computing, telecommunications) A collection of network or telecommunication providers that offer interoperability.
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A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
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(Australia) Of an architectural style popular around the time of federation.

We live in a federation house.

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An organization formed by such an act; league; specif., a federal union of states, nations, etc.
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Origin of federation

From French fédération, from Late Latin foederatio, from Latin foederare.