confederation

[n] - a union of political organizations 2. [n] - the act of forming an alliance or confederation
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confederation

Form of union of individual states or societies. Confederation insists on the individual independence of each state or society in a common union, while federation insists on the supremacy of the...
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Confederation

Con·fed`er·a'tion noun [ Latin confoederatio : confer French confédération .] 1. The act of confederating; a league; a compact for mutual support; alliance, particularly of princes, nations, or states. « The three princes enter into some strict league and confederatio...
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confederation

confederacy noun a union of political organizations
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confederation

alliance noun the act of forming an alliance or confederation
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Confederation

• (n.) The parties that are confederated, considered as a unit; a confederacy. • (n.) The act of confederating; a league; a compact for mutual support; alliance, particularly of princes, nations, or states.
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confederation

(from the article `political system`) Confederations are voluntary associations of independent states that, to secure some common purpose, agree to certain limitations on their freedom of ... The first significant step toward union, later called confederation, was the formation of the Great Coalition, a government that united George Bro...
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Confederation

(from the article `Bolivia`) ...and he pursued policies of territorial expansion. In the 1830s he overthrew the Lima regime of General Agustín Gamarra and united Bolivia and Peru ...
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confederation

A federal system of government in which sovereign constituent governments create a central government but balance of power remains with constituent governments.
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Confederation

The name given to that form of government which the American colonies, on shaking off the British yoke, devised for their mutual safety and government.
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Confederation

[Poland] A konfederacja (Polish for `confederation`) was an ad hoc association formed by Polish-Lithuanian szlachta (nobility), clergy, cities, or military forces in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth for the attainment of stated aims. A konfederacja often took the form of an armed rebellion aimed at redressing perceived abuses or trespasse...
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Confederation

A confederation, also known as confederacy or league, is a union of political units for common action in relation to other units. Usually created by treaty but often later adopting a common constitution, confederations tend to be established for dealing with critical issues (such as defence, foreign affairs, or a common currency), with the central...
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Confederation

Organization responsible for football in their region (see acronyms)
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confederation

the state of being allied
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confederation

the state of being allied
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