federation

[n] - an organization formed by merging several groups or parties 2. [n] - the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs
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federation

Political entity made up from a number of smaller units or states where the central government has powers over national issues such as foreign policy...
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Federation

The Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK (RCPE, RCPSG, RCPL)
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Federation

More than one school can be 'federated' under a single governing body.
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Federation

Fed`er·a'tion noun [ Confer French fédération .] 1. The act of uniting in a league; confederation. 2. A league; a confederacy; a federal or confederated government. Burke.
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federation

noun the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs
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Federation

• (n.) A league; a confederacy; a federal or confederated government. • (n.) The act of uniting in a league; confederation.
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federation

(from the article `political system`) The term federation is used to refer to groupings of states, often on a regional basis, that establish central executive machinery to implement ... In 1891 the first Australian National Convention met in Sydney to consider proposals for the creation of an Australian federation. On Jan. 1, 1901, ... ...
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federation

federation: see federal government.
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Federation

A federation is a union of States in which the participants retain autonomy in local matters, while a Central Government determines questions of common interest.
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federation

Political entity made up from a number of smaller units or states where the central government has powers over national issues such as foreign policy and defence, while the individual states retain a high degree of regional and local autonomy. A federation should be distinguished from a confederation, a looser union of states for mutual assistance.
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federation

Represents the interests of family history societies in England and Wales. It also publishes many very good books. Their web site is www.ffhs.org.uk and it contains links to all member societies as well as to the online bookshop.
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Federation

An organisation which has been formed by the joining together of a group of companies, clubs, etc
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