Federate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfedəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word federate
Brit.  |ˈfedəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word federate

verb

- enter into a league for a common purpose(syn: federalise, federalize)
- unite on a federal basis or band together as a league(syn: federalise, federalize)

adjective

- united under a central government (syn: federated)

Examples

The independent provinces were federated to form a nation.

Australia was Federated.

It's time to re-federate Canada, starting from scratch.

The republics federated to become the Soviet Union

The country was federated after the civil war

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: federate
he/she/it: federates
present participle: federating
past tense: federated
past participle: federated
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