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confederative

[kuh n-fed-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv, -fed-ruh-] /kənˈfɛd əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv, -ˈfɛd rə-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or characteristic of a confederation.
Origin of confederative
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; confederate + -ive
Related forms
anticonfederative, adjective
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