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English verb: federalise

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


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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