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English verb: federalise

1. federalise (change) put under the control and authority of a federal government


Synonymsfederalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)decentralise, decentralize, deconcentrate

2. federalise (change) enter into a league for a common purpose


SamplesThe republics federated to become the Soviet Union.


Synonymsfederalize, federate


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)merge, unify, unite

3. federalise (change) unite on a federal basis or band together as a league


SamplesThe country was federated after the civil war.


Synonymsfederalize, federate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)unify, unite









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