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federative

[fed-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /ˈfɛd əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of a federation.
2.
inclined to federate.
Origin of federative
1680-1690
First recorded in 1680-90; federate + -ive
Related forms
federatively
[fed-uh-rey-tiv-lee, -er-uh-tiv-] /ˈfɛd əˌreɪ tɪv li, -ər ə tɪv-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unfederative, adjective
unfederatively, adverb
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