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Similarly, teams from the same confederation as the host nation experience a smaller but still measurable improvement in their performances.How Our 2022 World Cup Predictions Work|Jay Boice (email@example.com)|November 16, 2022|FiveThirtyEight
We also recently got a letter from someone headed for the Confederation Trail on Prince Edward Island, which takes about a month.My Family Duties Are Getting in the Way of My Outdoor Aspirations|awise|February 17, 2022|Outside Online
In 2017, Ahmad had uprooted CAF’s longest-serving president, Issa Hayatou, who had ruled the confederation with an iron fist for 29 years.Africa’s new soccer boss has inherited an unholy mess|Daniel Ekonde|March 23, 2021|Quartz
It started with a Declaration of Independence and a Revolutionary War, followed by the Articles of Confederation.Capitol riot defendants facing jail have regrets. Judges aren’t buying it.|Rachel Weiner, Spencer Hsu|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Before Parler went offline, a loose confederation of programmers archived a huge cache of publicly available information from the service before it disappeared indefinitely.Why We Published More Than 500 Videos Taken by Parler Users of the Capitol Riot|by Scott Klein and Jeff Kao|January 17, 2021|ProPublica
The Articles of Confederation had required nine of the 13 states to pass most items, and it was a disaster.Going Nuclear|Michael Tomasky|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I saw it in "Quotation", a group show at the Confederation Center of the Arts in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.Reflecting on Genius|Blake Gopnik|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The more daring among them even talk about federation or confederation, possibly including the Kingdom of Jordan.One State Can Be a Credible Alternative|Daniel Gavron|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the two colonies were joined in a confederation, with separate legislatures.What Canada's History Teaches Us About the Feasibility of the One-State Paradigm|Bernard Avishai|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
More disclosure: Jim Kim and I are part of a loose confederation called “Doctors for Obama.”Can Obama Solve America's Health Care Crisis?|Paul Farmer|November 10, 2008|DAILY BEAST
The suspense with which Louis listened to this perfidious confederation, was almost insufferable.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The promise of obedience to God by vow or oath, includes a promise of certain services to each member of the confederation.
And how would the general confederation testify to a glorious work of reformation!
A committee was appointed to draw up such a plan and, in 1777, it submitted the Articles of Confederation to Congress.
By 1785, the Americans began to realize that the Articles of Confederation were too weak to become effective.
British Dictionary definitions for confederation (1 of 2)
Derived forms of confederationconfederationism, nounconfederationist, nounconfederative, adjective
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Cultural definitions for confederation
A group of nations or states, or a government encompassing several states or political divisions, in which the component states retain considerable independence. The members of a confederation often delegate only a few powers to the central authority.